Second Stage Housing
Section 7 Expenses
Show Cause Hearing
Special or Extraordinary Expenses (Section 7 Expenses)
A court order compelling somebody to carry out an obligation, often something stipulated in a contract.
The court order or agreement under the Divorce Act which states exactly when and for how long the children will be with their other parent. See Access.
Financial support paid to a former spouse under a court order or agreement. Sometimes called maintenance; sometimes referred to as alimony in other locations outside BC. Spousal support is distinct from Child Support or Special or Extraordinary Expenses.
By law, most federal inmates are automatically released after serving two-thirds of their sentence. This is called statutory release.
Stay of Proceedings
A subpoena (pronounced sub-pena) is an official court document, which orders a witness to come to Court to give evidence.
Summary Conviction Offence
A judge of the Supreme Court that sits for at least half-time.