Schneider v. Schneider, (1979) 1 Sask.R. 19 (CA)

Judge:Culliton, C.J.S., Woods and Brownridge, JJ.A.
Court:Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan
Case Date:April 16, 1979
Jurisdiction:Saskatchewan
Citations:(1979), 1 Sask.R. 19 (CA)
 
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Schneider v. Schneider (1979), 1 Sask.R. 19 (CA)

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Schneider v. Schneider

(No. 6993)

Indexed As: Schneider v. Schneider

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

Culliton, C.J.S., Woods and Brownridge, JJ.A.

April 16, 1979.

Summary:

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Family Law - Topic 864

Husband and wife - Property rights arising from marriage - Distribution orders - The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal stated that under s. 22(4) of the Married Women's Property Act a trial judge has a very wide discretion including the right to give full and proper recognition to the wife for her contribution as a wife, mother and homebuilder - See paragraph 4.

Family Law - Topic 870

Husband and wife - Property rights arising from marriage - Distribution orders, appeals - The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal stated that a distribution order made under s. 22(4) of the Married Women's Property Act should not be disturbed on appeal unless the trial judge acted on some wrong principle or misconceived or overlooked material evidence - See paragraph 7.

Cases Noticed:

Rusnak v. Rusnak, [1976] 4 W.W.R. 515, not folld. [para. 5].

Statutes Noticed:

Married Women's Property Act, R.S.S. 1968, c. M-6, sect. 22(4) [para. 3].

Counsel:

A.S. McBride, for the appellant;

M.W. Nidesh, for the respondent.

This appeal was heard by CULLITON, C.J.S., WOODS and BROWNRIDGE, JJ.A., of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.

The judgment of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal was delivered orally by CULLITON, C.J.S., on April 16, 1979.

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