What are the costs of a child protection claim against a party who is not acting in the best interests of the child?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Chera v. Chera, 2008 BCSC 1640 (CanLII):

Costs may also be awarded where a party is not genuinely pursuing their children’s best interests. This was the case in Hancock v. Hancock, 2004 BCSC 450, 2004 Carswell BC 977 in which the father was found to be acting more out of animus for the mother than concern for the best interests of the child.

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