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Amici Curiae Indigenous Seminars 2018: Matrimonial Property on Reserve Part 1 (ACIS 107)

  • 18 Sep 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Justice Education Society 260 800 Hornby St Vancouver,BC V6Z 2C5
  • 25

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Professional Development Course:

 

Amici Curiae Indigenous Seminars 2018

Matrimonial Property on Reserve Part 1 (ACIS 107) 

Facilitated by Kelly Harvey Russ, counsel , Russ  Law Corporation

Description:

A Review of the Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act (FHRMIRA)”

The 1986 Supreme Court of Canada decision in Derrickson v. Derricksonruled that courts cannot apply provincial or territorial family laws respecting Matrimonial Real Property on reserves.

The Indian Act does not address this issue and as a result, many of the legal protections and rights relating to Matrimonial Real Property applicable off reserves were not available to individuals living on reserves.   The Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act was enacted to address this long-standing legislative gap and ensure that people living on reserves have similar protections and rights as other Canadians.

  • drafting of 
  1. Without Notice Notice of Application,
  2. Draft Affidavit, and
  3. Draft Order;
  • where the client is a victim of gendered violence; and 
    practical applications of FHRMIRA.

CPD: 1.5 hours including 0 hour in client relations, ethics and professional responsibility.

Seating is limited to 30!

Cost:

Amici Curiae Volunteers and Institutional Partners Rate: $0

Amici Curiae Friends Rate (in-person and webinar): $0


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In Vancouver: 604.551.2727

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