Children’s Participation in Civil Cases

Author: Tina Parbhakar of Civil Litigation Group, Ministry of Justice, Vancouver, BC

This paper from Access to Justice for Children Conference (May 2015) discusses children’s participation in civil cases in Canada, in terms of providing children opportunities to be heard as well as having their best interests be a primary consideration in judicial proceedings. This would be of particular interest to lawyers practicing in the area of human rights and family law.

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