Nicholas Bala

Queen's University - Faculty of Law

Macdonald Hall

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 K7L3N6

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (28)

Developmentally Appropriate Questions for Child Witnesses

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Jan 2000
John Philippe Schuman, Nicholas Bala and Kang Lee
Devry Smith Frank LLP, Queen's University - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Developmentally Appropriate Questions for Child Witnesses

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 25, Pp. 251-304, 1999
Posted: 10 Jan 2000
John Philippe Schuman, Nicholas Bala and Kang Lee
Devry Smith Frank LLP, Queen's University - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Controversy Over Couples in Canada: The Evolution of Marriage and Other Adult Interdependent Relationships

Queen's Law Journal Vol. 29, pp 41-44, 2003, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-030
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Nicholas Bala
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 427 (36,881)
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Child Support for Adult Children: When Does Economic Childhood End?

Queen's University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Working Paper No. 08-01
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Apr 2008
Nicholas Bala
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Responding to Young Offenders: Diversion, Detention & Sentencing Under Canada's Y.C.J.A.

Queen's Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-10, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-027
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 23 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
Nicholas Bala
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 297 (71,761)

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Mohan, Assessments & Expert Evidence: Understanding the Family Law Context

Queen's Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-02, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-029
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 30 May 2007 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Nicholas Bala
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 217 (96,868)

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Children Resisting Contact & Parental Alienation: Context, Challenges & Recent Ontario Cases

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 056
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 May 2015
Nicholas Bala and Katie Hunter
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Independent
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divorce, high conflict separation, child custody, parental alienation

Children Resisting Contact & Parental Alienation: Context, Challenges & Recent Ontario Cases

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 086
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Nicholas Bala and Katie Hunter
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Independent
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Parental Alienation, Children & Divorce, Parental Separation

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The History and Future of the 'Legal Family' in Canada

Queen's Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-16, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-026
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Nicholas Bala
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Who is a 'Parent'? 'Standing in the Place of a Parent' & Canada's Child Support Guidelines S.5

Queen's Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-11, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-028
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
Nicholas Bala
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Who is a 'Parent'? 'Standing in the Place of a Parent' & the Child Support Guidelines s.5

Special Lectures on Family Law, Irwin Law, Toronto, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Nicholas Bala
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 174 (140,687)

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Developments in Family Law: The 2005-2007 Term

Supreme Court Law Review, Vol. 38, p. 405, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jul 2008
Martha Shaffer and Nicholas Bala
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 110 (196,316)
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Reforming Ontario's Family Justice System: An Evidence-Based Approach

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
Noel Semple and Nicholas Bala
University of Windsor Faculty of Law and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 75 (219,009)

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Family law; family justice system; adjudication; mediation; public legal information

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The Obligation to Support Adult Children: When Does 'Childhood' End?

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-020
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
Nicholas Bala and Brittany Chaput
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Child support, adult children, support for adult children, parental obligations, family law

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Making Better Use of Expert Knowledge in the Family Justice Process: Social Facts, Facts from Experts, Focused Reports, Single Joint Experts & 'Hot-Tubbing'

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 031
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Nicholas Bala
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 30 (318,646)

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Les Trente Premières Années De La Charte Canadienne En Droit De La Famille (The First 30 Years of the Canadian Charter in Family Law)

(2012) 42:3 Revue de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke 409-457,
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Oct 2013
Robert Leckey and Nicholas Bala
McGill University - Faculty of Law and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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family law, Canadian Charter, human rights, spouses, children, parentage

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Hearing the Voices of Children in Canada’s Criminal Justice System: Recognising Capacity and Facilitating Testimony

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 21-45, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Oct 2011
Nicholas Bala, Angela Evans and Emily Bala
Queen's University - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Canada, children as witnesses, abuse, child development, competency,

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Views of the Child Reports: The Ontario Pilot Project – Research Findings and Recommendations

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2017-092
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Jun 2017
Rachel Birnbaum and Nicholas Bala
King's University College - Western, Ontario and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Views of Children, Children's Participation in Family Justice Custody and Access Disputes, Children Involved in Separation and Divorce

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Family Violence and Proving ‘Grave Risk’ for Cases under the Hague Convention Article 13(b)

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2017-091
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Jun 2017
Nicholas Bala and Jacques Chamerland
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Quebec Court of Appeal
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Hague Convention on Child Abduction, Grave Risk, Child Abduction & Domestic Violence, Child Abduction and Sexual Abuse

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Recognizing Ethical Duties of Parents’ Lawyers to Children of Clients: Being a Child-Focused Family Lawyer

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2017-088
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Feb 2017
Nicholas Bala, Rachel Birnbaum and Patricia Hebert
Queen's University - Faculty of Law, King's University College - Western, Ontario and Gordon Zwaenepoel Barristers and Solicitors
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Legal Ethics, Family Law, ethics, Family Lawyers, ethics, Family Lawyers, ethical duties to children, views of children

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Costs and the Changing Culture of Canadian Family Justice

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 087
Number of pages: 165 Posted: 17 Feb 2017
Mary Jo Maur, Nicholas Bala and Alexandra Terrana
Queen's University - Faculty of Law, Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Queen's University (Canada), Faculty of Law, Students
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costs in family cases (Canada), costs, litigation costs in family cases, access to family justice, settlement of family cases, self-represented family litigants

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Addressing Controversies about Experts in Disputes over Children in Canada

Canadian Journal of Family Law, Forthcoming, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2016-081
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
Nicholas Bala, Rachel Birnbaum and Carly Watt
Queen's University - Faculty of Law, King's University College - Western, Ontario and Queen's University (Canada), Faculty of Law, Students
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Expert Evidence, Evidence in Family Cases, Court-Appointed Experts, Children in Family Cases

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Views, Perspectives and Experiences of Children in Family Cases

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 082
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Nicholas Bala and Patricia Hebert, Q.C.
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Gordon Zwaenepoel Barristers and Solicitors
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Children's evidence, Divorce & Children, Rights of Children, Family Law & Children

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Supervised Access as a Stepping Stone Rather than a Destination: A Qualitative Review of Ontario Services & Policies for Assisting Families Transitioning from Supervised Access

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 085
Number of pages: 131 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Nicholas Bala, Michael Saini and Sarah Spitz
Queen's University - Faculty of Law, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Unversity of Toronto and Queen's University (Canada), Students
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Supervised Access, Supervised Contact, Divorce and Children, Domestic Violence

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The Challenge of High-Conflict Family Cases Involving a Child Protection Agency: A Review of Literature and an Analysis of Reported Ontario Cases

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 084
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Nicholas Bala and Claire Houston
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Harvard University, Law School
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High conflict separation, parental alienation, Divorce and Children, Child Protection and Divorce

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High-Conflict Family Cases Involving a Child Protection Agency: Report on Experience of Child Welfare and Family Justice Professionals and Suggestions for Good Practices

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 083
Number of pages: 131 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Nicholas Bala and Claire Houston
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Harvard University, Law School
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High conflict separation, parental alienation, Divorce and Children, Child Protection and Divorce

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Les Droits De La Personne Et Le Litige En Protection De L’Enfance (Human Rights in Child and Youth Protection Litigation)

“Les droits de la personne et le litige en protection de l’enfance” in Karine Poitras, Claire Baudry & Dominique Goubau, eds., L’enfant et le litige en matière de protection: psychologie et droit (Québec: Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2016) 185–209,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Dec 2016
Robert Leckey and Nicholas Bala
McGill University - Faculty of Law and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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youth protection; child protection; Quebec; Quebec Charter; Canadian Charter

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Support for Adult Children in Canada: When Does Childhood End?

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 074
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 26 Jun 2016
Nicholas Bala and Sarah Spitz
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Queen's University (Canada), Students
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Child support, support of adult children, divorce, support through university

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Expert Evidence and Assessments in Child Welfare Cases

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 063
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
Nicholas Bala and Jane Thomson
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law
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Child protection, Expert evidence, Evaluations in family cases

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Context and Inclusivity in Canada's Evolving Definition of the Family

International Journal of Law, Policy & the Family, Vol. 16, Pp. 145-180, 2002
Posted: 26 Sep 2002
Nicholas Bala and Rebecca Bromwich
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Lerners & Associates, LLP

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