Burden of proof in relocation applications on appeal: Case study of Nurmi v. Nurmi

By David Kim (May 2, 2023, 2:14 PM EDT) -- When parents separate or divorce, relocation of a child may become a contentious issue. In such cases, the Alberta court applies a legal test to determine whether relocation is in the best interests of the child. However, the application of this test can be complicated, particularly when there are gaps in evidence. This article explores the legal test for mobility/relocation applications in Alberta and how the court handles cases where best interests are not immediately clear....
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