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Allan Parker - 1949-2012

  • June 19, 2012

A distinguished lawyer (BA, LLB, ML, QC), Mr. Parker's passion was his career in law and justice. Much respected for his work in the pro bono community, he has left a legacy as an advocate, leader, and mentor.

Hearing Fees Suspended

  • June 12, 2012

Pending a BC Court of Appeal decision in Vilardell v Dunham, the Court Services Branch has advised that it has suspended the processing of payments and issuance of invoices for hearing fees for Supreme Court civil jury and non-jury trials.

Direction to the Registry

  • June 05, 2012

Chief Justice Bauman issued a notice to extend the grace period during which the registry will accept orders which are in the old form. The grace period has been extended to July 31, 2012.

Notice to Mediate (Family)

  • May 15, 2012

Notice to Mediate (Family) Regulation now effective province wide: parties involved in Supreme Court family cases may request mediation to resolve disputes.