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Can You Move With Your Children?

Can You Move With Your Children? Want to move with your children? You have separated from your partner and are pursuing a new love. Moving in seems logical. It’s the next step in the exciting life you are creating together. Or so it seems. What could happen if you have children might surprise you. “AJ” ...
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Are you in contempt of an access order?

Posted June 10, 2019
Are you in contempt of an access order? Failure to follow a court’s direction can cause you to lose some or all access to your child. Make sure you are not in contempt of an access order. Ontario Superior Court of Justice changed an access order after a young boy’s father and stepmother involved him in ...
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Children Aid Society Ontario

Posted May 20, 2019
Children Aid Society Ontario Have you received a visit from the Children Aid Society (CAS)? Have they taken your child away? Our family law firm receives many calls per week (normally at night) from people that are under investigation from CAS. We also receive calls from people that have had their child taken away by ...
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Family Law Protection Orders Ontario

Posted July 1, 2018
Family Law Protection Orders Ontario Are you looking for family law protection orders in Ontario? Sometimes the conflict between former spouses builds up and turns into verbal or physical confrontations. These situations typically result in either a non-harassment, no contact or limited contact order.  Usually the terms of such orders have fairly clear direction such ...
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Can You Force A Child To Go With The Parent?

Posted June 13, 2018
Can you force a child to go with the parent? In Ontario, a recent case dealt with the issue of whether a parent can be found in contempt of an access order. This happened because one parent was refused parenting time on the basis that the child doesn’t want to go. So can you force ...
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Getting Sole Custody In Ontario

Posted May 22, 2018
Getting Sole Custody In Ontario Do you have questions about getting sole custody in Ontario? You’ve got your sole custody agreement or court order and feel like you can finally relax? You can stop fighting with your ex about custody issues of your children. Right? Then why are you getting letters from your ex’s lawyer? ...
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Preparing for Family Law Court in Ontario

Preparing for Family Law Court in Ontario Going to family law court in Ontario to deal with your family law matter can be extremely stressful. You should be preparing for court, especially if you are unclear as to what you have to do. Judges, court clerks, and security checks can make attending family court a ...
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Grandparent Rights to Access

Grandparent Rights to Access Are you curious about grandparent rights to access children? In family law proceedings grandparent rights to access are often ignored throughout the custody and access discussions. Parties typically have their hands full trying to figure out what their share of the children’s time will look like and grandparents can be left ...
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The Best Interests Of The Children

Posted April 1, 2018
The Best Interests Of The Children What is the best interests of the children? Understandably, a question that we often get from our clients is about how the courts determine custody and access. The answer is that they will be determined on the basis of what is in the best interests of the child. This ...
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Legal Fees Tax Deduction

Posted March 1, 2018
Legal Fees Tax Deduction The cost of going to court can get expensive. When legal fees begin to increase, spouses start to look for ways to recapture their money spent. One question that clients have is whether they can claim their fees on their tax returns. The answer is yes, some legal fees can be ...
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