Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Infants and Children (2014 Reissue)

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433471608


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Children are traditionally the most vulnerable members of any society, and the law relating to legal minors and their rights plays an important and special role in assuring their well-being. Issues relating to minors impact a wide variety of fields and a broad range of transactions, making a solid understanding of those issues and the law that governs them, crucial to Canadian lawyers.

Halsbury's Laws of Canada Infants and Children volume sets out the legislation and case law which governs minors in Canada, and discusses topics such as: legal status and rights; contractual and property rights; child protection laws; custody; access and adoption; and child support. Topics covered include:

Table of Contents

I. International Law and Children's Rights
II. Custody, Access and Adoption
III. Child Support
IV. Child Protection
V. Capacity and Civil Participation
VI. Civil Litigation

Jeffery Wilson

Jeffery Wilson has practised law for thirty years, and is a certified Law Society of Upper Canada "Specialist in Family Law". Mr. Wilson, who graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Bar in 1978, is the Senior Partner at Wilson Christen LLP. Jeffery Wilson is an accredited family law Arbitrator, and Author of Wilson On Children and the Law, a 1,500 page looseleaf service publication, in its 31st year of publication. He is the Editor of Ontario Family Law Reporter, a monthly family law reporting service and practice commentary, also in its 31st year of publication. Mr. Wilson has lectured in Canada and abroad, largely in relation to his extensive involvement with private non-governmental organizations. He spoke in San Diego at the first Tri-Nation Child Labour Conference convened under the North American Agreement on Labour Cooperation. He was also the Canadian speaker at the commemorative meeting on the 10th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and traveled to Geneva on behalf of the Canadian Coalition on the Rights of Children to address the Committee on the Rights of the Child on Canada's performance under the Convention. Most recently, Mr. Wilson presented the 5th Annual Lowery Lecture on Children's Rights under the auspices of Defence for Children International Canada. He is a founding member and Director to the Toronto-based clinic Justice for Children and Youth, and creator of The Law and Youth: Taking Ownership of Knowledge for Powerworkshop series. He is a recipient of the prestigious Advocates' Society Award of Justice for his advocacy and was selected by the National Post as among Canada's best family law lawyers. Mr. Wilson is currently teaching as Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto.

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