D.(K.W.) v. J.(D.Z.), (1983) 49 A.R. 355 (ProvCt)

Judge:Fitch, J.
Court:Provincial Court (Alberta)
Case Date:August 15, 1983
Citations:(1983), 49 A.R. 355 (ProvCt)

D.(K.W.) v. J.(D.Z.) (1983), 49 A.R. 355 (ProvCt)

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D. (K.W.) v. J. (D.Z.)

(CFC 6647)

Indexed As: D.(K.W.) v. J.(D.Z.)

Alberta Provincial Court

Fitch, J.

August 15, 1983.


The father of an illegitimate child applied for access to the child. The Alberta Provincial Court allowed the application.

Family Law - Topic 2001.1

Custody and access - Access - Illegitimate children - A man and woman lived together for nine months prior to the birth of their child and for five months after - The father had access of the child for the next four years; then the mother denied access - The Alberta Provincial Court granted the father's application for access.

Cases Noticed:

Ref. re Section 6 of the British Columbia Family Relations Act 1978 (1982), 40 N.R. 206; 26 R.F.L.(2d) 113, refd to. [para. 2].

R. v. Enkirch, [1983] 1 W.W.R. 530; 41 A.R. 387, refd to. [para. 2].

Bensmiller v. Bensmiller, [1974] 3 W.W.R. 571 (Alta. D.C.), refd to. [para. 2].

J. v. C., [1970] A.C. 668 (H.L.), refd to. [para. 7].


The applicant and the respondent appeared on their own behalf.

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