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2021

Duncan, Khia Josina v Steele, Stephen

Application for Interim Spousal Maintenance – Whether Threshold Finding can be made – Maintenance Act, 2005 Sections 6, 14(4) and 5(2) – No longer Cohabitating Partners

Duncan, Khia Josina v Steele, Stephen

Application for Interim Spousal Maintenance – Whether Threshold Finding can be made – Maintenance Act, 2005 Sections 6, 14(4) and 5(2) – No longer Cohabitating Partners

The National Housing Trust v Marksman Limited and Epstein, Robert

Civil Procedure - Application to file amended defence and issue counterclaim after Case Management Conference - Facts supporting counterclaim are such that main relief is an administrative order to check the exercise of a statutory public duty - Knowledge of the result of the exercise of public duty for approximately 3 years - Adjourned trial imminent - Considerations.

Barnes, Isabelle v Barnes, Christopher

Family - Children (Guardianship and Custody) Act - Maintenance Act - Jurisdiction to grant interim order for maintenance of children pending determination of substantive claim for their custody and care and control.

Leiba, Collin Anthony v Leiba, Ulric Charles

Civil Procedure - Executors not parties to proceedings - Whether relief in the nature of administration claims can be sought and granted if pursued by way of Notice of Application for Court Orders in existing proceedings concerning the estate to be administered by executors.
Interpretation - Section 13(2) of the Trustees, Attorneys and Executors (Accounts and General) Act.

Regina v Taylor, Dwayne

Sentencing after trial- Section 20 1(b) of the Firearms Act- Illegal possession of firearm- Illegal possession of ammunition

Burrell, Ackelie v McLeod, Raymond

Motor vehicle accident - Negligence - Breach of duty of care - Assessment of damages - Special damages - Medical expenses - Whether the claimant is entitled to claim portion of expenses paid by his Health Insurance - Future medical expenses - No mention of this item in the particulars of claim or the claimant’s evidence - First time it is mentioned is in the supplemental submissions - Whether the Claimant is entitled to an award - General damages - Pain and suffering and loss of amenities - Handicap on the labour market.

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