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Ordinary Residence – A Restatement

Posted by Seva on April 24, 2008

The decision of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in Quigley v. Willmore provides a useful restatement of the concept of ordinary residence, at least for the purpose of a provincial court assuming jurisdiction over divorce proceedings under s. 3(1) of the Divorce Act. The decision considers a number of relevant authorities and summarizes them into 6 relatively clear guidelines to be used in determining ordinary jurisdiction of a party.

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