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ADOPTION - Consent of natural parents - Practice and procedure - Discovery - Production and inspection of documents - Appeals

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 11:21 AM  

Application by the appellant father to vary an appellate chambers judgment. The father was a citizen of Saudi Arabia living in Canada under an expired student visa. The child was born in 2009. The mother initially denied paternity, listed the father as unknown, and commenced the adoption process. The Director of Adoption became the child's guardian. In 2010, DNA testing established the father's parentage. The Director advised the father that the child was placed for prospective adoption. The child resided with the prospective adoptive parents from...