April 30, 2019

Honourable Mention: Bill Storey

Bill Storey’s family law publications and cases

Bill Storey is a staple in B.C. Family Law.

Moreover, his work in international child abduction cases has made him Canada's resident expert on the matter. Amidst his busy schedule, Bill still found the time to contribute to several publications and countless organizations. Below is a list of entities that showcase Bill's unflinching support for British Columbia's legal community.

Publications

William R. (Bill) Storey was formerly one of the co-authors of Annotated Family Practice, a British Columbia Continuing Legal Education publication, and provides annual updates to case law and other developments regarding sections of the Family Law Act which deal with enforcement and variation of extra-provincial custody orders and international child abductions in the context of custody cases.

Bill was formerly one of the co-authors of British Columbia Family Practice Manual, a CLE publication, and provides annual updates regarding enforcement of custody orders and enforcement and variation of extra-provincial custody orders and international child abductions in the context of custody cases.

Bill was one of the co-authors of The Family Law Act Transition Guide, a CLE publication designed to help family law practitioners make the transition from the old Family Relations Act to the new Family Law Act.

Organizations

William R. (Bill) Storey is a member of and supports the following groups:

THE BRIEF

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International Parenting Disputes During Covid-19
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