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Nova Scotia modernizes family law legislation

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 @ 8:59 AM | By Donalee Moulton

Nova Scotia is moving to modernize how the law treats children. Amended legislation, which comes into effect on May 26, is intended to improve support for children and put their interests first when their families break up.

Julia Cornish, Sealy Cornish Coulthard“It is a hard job being a parent; it’s an even harder job when both parents are not living under the same roof,” said Justice Minister Diana Whalen, who introduced the amendments. “We are modernizing Nova Scotia’s family laws to help families manage through the...