How have the courts interpreted the terms "custody" and "guardianship" in relation to custody?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from K. K. G. v. D. P. S. G., 2010 BCSC 1243 (CanLII):

During the course of the trial, the parties used the terms “custody” and “guardianship” in ill-defined and nebulous ways. I say this not to be critical of the parties but to underscore the fact that the terms are often misunderstood or misconstrued. As Pitfield J. noted in Abbott v. Abbott, 2001 BCSC 323, at para. 11:

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