Recent decisions

Droit de la famille — 161621, 2016 QCCS 3146 (CanLII)

July 6, 2016 Issue: How should the custody and access rights to the children be established?  Complete Decision. The Facts: The parties were married September 16, 2006. Four children were born from their union.  On January 9, 2014 the parties separated. Under their July 2014 agreement, the mother has custody of the children and the father has […]

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R. v. Jordan, 2016 SCC 27 (CanLII)

JULY 8, 2016 CRIMINAL LAW – SUPREME COURT OF CANADA ISSUE: Right to be tried within a reasonable delay (section 11b of the Charter) and the new framework established by the Supreme Court of Canada.  Complete Decision. HELD:  The right to be tried within a reasonable time is central to the administration of Canada’s system […]

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