Blame is present in nearly every family law dispute. It doesn’t help.

Domestic violence, while not an issue in most cases, is the biggest issue when it exists.

This is not an issue to be handled without help. Call a lawyer or get an agency to help you. No one deserves to live in a violent home.

Even this tough issue – violence – can be addressed and solved. We’ve helped many, many people reach resolution and find safety for themselves and their spouses. Things get better. This will all work out. You can count on it.

 

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Contempt in Family Law Proceedings

In a recent decision, an Ontario court grappled with the interesting question of when it may be appropriate to find a party in contempt in the context of family law proceedings. The Parties’ Story The parties separated in January 2016. They had two children together, ages seven and three. Since separation, the parties had been …


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Revisiting The Considerations Around Relocating a Child

One of the more difficult issues to solve when it comes to matters of child custody and access is what to do when one of the parents of a child wishes to move, with the child, to a location further away than they already are from the other parent. A recent decision from the Superior …


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Access by a Non-Parent

Sometimes a party will seek access to a child even when that party is not the child’s biological parent. In a recent case, an Ontario court considered a man’s request for access to a child that he had not seen for over a year. Interestingly, that child was also not the man’s biological son. The …


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