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Old 11-06-2019, 01:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Penelope753 View Post
Hello, I am in the process of leaving an abusive situation, with small children. There is about to be new legislation that will be coming into effect in june 2020 with more specific and detailed definitions of abuse under the divorce act. My question is , would I be wise to wait until this new language is in effect or would judges be open to considering the changes on a case by case basis before it comes into effect to make their decisions regarding the best interests of the child etc.

Are you kidding me? If your ex is abusive then you should be leaving him now. Not waiting for new legislation.
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