Collaborative law making inroads in Quebec

November 17, 2009

When Martha Shea summoned up the courage to ask former Madam Justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé her take on collaborative law in Quebec at a family law conference six years ago, little did the Montreal family lawyer […]

Youth protection authorites admonished by appeal court

November 6, 2009

Admonished by the Quebec Court of Appeal for single-mindedly trying to place a child before giving an opportunity to the parents to fulfill their parental responsibilities, youth protection authorities now face a more stringent test […]

Surrogacy agreements illegal in Quebec

March 23, 2009

A woman who sought to be legally recognized as the mother of a child borne by a surrogate mother was thwarted by a Quebec Court judge who held that, unlike in the rest of Canada, […]