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Stories by Sherry-Ann McGregor

Published:Monday | December 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMSherry-Ann McGregor

Persons who choose to undergo paternity tests have many different motives. One that might not be too contentious is to ensure that the child of a deceased man (who died without leaving behind a will), whose name was not on his child's birth...

Published:Monday | February 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMSherry-Ann McGregor

"What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun." (Ecclesiastes 1:9)It is this concept that presents the biggest challenge in relation to the creation of music because young musicians...

Published:Monday | January 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMSherry-Ann McGregor

The operations of the Child Development Agency (CDA) and the Office of the Children's Registry (OCR) have been placed squarely under the microscope in response to complaints about delays in the investigation of a reported case of abuse of a six-year...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMSherry-Ann McGregor

In recent years, I have encountered a number of challenging cases involving adults who are in need of care, but cannot be properly described as mental patients.One such vulnerable adult was an elderly man who suffered a stroke that affected his...

Published:Monday | December 19, 2016 | 12:13 AMSherry-Ann McGregor

The Judicature (Family Court) Act, 1975, established the Family Courts to deal specifically with matters related to certain statutes, including The Children (Guardianship and Custody) Act, The Children (Adoption of) Act and The Maintenance Act....

Published:Monday | August 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMSherry-Ann McGregor

The recently decided Belizean case of Caleb Orozco vs The Attorney General and Others Claim No. 668 of 2010 (Judgment delivered on August 10, 2016), concerned a challenge to the constitutional validity of Section 53 of the Belize Criminal Code in so...

Published:Monday | September 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMSherry-Ann McGregor

Last weekend, I had a conversation with a friend who is in the process of adopting a little two-year-old boy who has already become a part of her family. During the course of this week, I then received a message from another friend, who wanted to...

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