SALDIRAN v SALDIRAN, 2021 ABQB 894
9.4: Signing judgments and orders
10.49: Penalty for contravening rules
The Plaintiff was a self-represented litigant in a divorce Action. The Plaintiff engaged in escalating misconduct including attempted Judge shopping, allegations of wrongdoing by Clerks of the Court, failure to abide by Court instructions, and allegations of conspiracy by various participants in the Justice System.
Justice Hayes-Richards found this misconduct necessitated Court intervention. Justice Hayes-Richards stated that, pursuant to Rule 10.49(1), monetary penalties are an appropriate response when litigants fail to comply with Court instructions or the Rules of Court. Her Ladyship outlined an Order preventing the Plaintiff from further misconduct and also ruled that the Plaintiff’s approval of the Order was dispensed with pursuant to Rule 9.4(2)(c).View CanLII Details