The series consists of orders and reasons for judgment concerning family law cases heard in the Nanaimo Supreme Court between 1984 and 1997. The records are arranged by case file number and are in roughly chronological order. Orders are the formal expression of the ruling of the court, whereas reasons for judgment provide the explanation for the order. Reasons for judgment are given at the conclusion of a court hearing. Family law records include those relating to divorces, child custody, and family maintenance.
The records are covered by secondary 51450-25 of the Court Services Operational Records Classification Schedule (schedule 100152).
British Columbia. Supreme Court (Nanaimo)