Series GR-2334 - Vancouver Supreme Court divorce case files

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Vancouver Supreme Court divorce case files

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  • 1945-1949, 1975-1980 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vancouver)

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40 cm of textual records and 1.12 m textual records on microfiche

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The series consists of originals of divorce case files from the years 1945, 1946, 1948-1949, and microfiched divorce case files from 1975 to 1980. Typical divorce case files can contain affidavits, petitions, correspondence and other records relating to the case.

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Transferred from Ministry of Attorney General, 1989.
Records in containers 830458-3658 to 830458-3665 were transferred to the Archives from the Ministry of Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Treaty Negotiations in March 2004.


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These records are restricted under Supreme Court Family Rule 22-8 (1) (a) says that no person, other than the following, may have access to the court record in respect of a family law case:
a lawyer, whether or not a lawyer for a party;
a party;
a person authorized in writing by a party; and
a person authorized in writing by a party's lawyer

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See GR-3737 for Vancouver Supreme Court divorce cause books

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Accession number(s): G89-145, 83-0458

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