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A Guide to Legislation and Legislative Process in British Columbia

This guide has been prepared by the Office of Legislative Counsel (Ministry of Justice) to provide an overview of the preparation, enactment and form of statute laws in British Columbia.
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BC Child Support Recalculation Service: Evaluation of the Pilot Implementation Phase

Findings of the pilot phase evaluation of the Child Support Recalculation Service(CSRS). The CSRS annually recalculates eligible child support orders and written agreements filed in the Kelowna Provincial Court since ...
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Review of Representation Agreements and Enduring Powers of Attorney (McClean Report)

A 2002 report by Albert J. McClean, QC, prepared for the government of BC, which makes recommendations regarding representation agreements and enduring powers of attorney. Most recommendations are reflected in ...
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The Family Justice System: A Review of the Metrics and Impacts of Separation and Divorce

This research paper addresses two main questions: 1) How many children, adults and families are affected by separation and divorce in BC?, and 2) What does the family justice literature tell us about the impacts of ...
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Characteristics and Outcomes of Dispute Resolution Processes Related to Family Justice Issues: A Review of the Literature

This report presents the findings of a literature review that examined the outcomes - and the factors related to outcomes - of dispute resolution processes used in family dispute matters.
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Judges’ Satisfaction with Custody and Access Reports: A Survey of BC Supreme and Provincial Court Judges

Family Justice Services Division of the Ministry of Justice (formerly the Attorney General) prepares custody and access reports pursuant to s.15 of the Family Relations Act, when ordered by the court. This report ...
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The Involvement of Children in Divorce and Custody Mediation: A Literature Review

Literature review concerning the involvement of children in the mediation of divorce and custody matters. Themes addressed include: goals and impacts of involving children in mediation; age considerations; structures ...
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A Summary of Evaluation Feedback from Participants in Parenting After Separation Sessions

Parenting After Separation (PAS) is an information session, sponsored by the Ministry of Justice, that helps parents and their families adjust to separation. This report presents feedback from PAS sessions that took ...
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Characteristics and Outcomes of Family Justice Dispute Resolution Files: Final Report

The report describes the client/case/service-delivery characteristics and service outcomes of three hundred dispute resolution cases handled in 2003. Family justice centres provide counselling, mediation, conciliation, ...
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Researching Resolution: A Guide to Designing Public Sector Dispute Resolution Systems

This guide is a useful starting point for agencies or organizations interested in the use of mediation or other collaborative approaches to conflict.
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