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Conflict Of Laws - Conflicts by legal area - Family law - Divorce, including recognition of foreign divorces

Thursday, July 07, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the wife from an order staying her divorce petition. The husband and wife married in 1997 in Portugal. Their son was born one year later. The family moved to New Brunswick in 1999 for the husband’s work. Over the course of the marriage, the wife was treated for several medical problems, including bi-polar disorder and cancer. The separation occurred when the wife moved back to Portugal in 2014 and was placed in a private health care facility against the wishes of the husband. The...