Author Archives: Elise Wouters

About Elise Wouters

Elise is a second year law student at the University of Alberta Law School. She also completed the Low Income and the Law clinical placement at the Edmonton Community Legal Centre, where she helped family law clients who cannot afford legal help.

Proposed Amendments to the 34 year-old Federal Divorce Act Receive Stamp of Approval in the House of Commons 

On February 6, 2019, the House of Commons completed its third reading of and passed Bill C-78. The focus of the Bill is to protect families and children from negative outcomes resulting from divorce and separation. Bill C-78 proposes amendments … Continue reading

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