Child Custody and Access

Children, child custody, child access, access schedules, best interests of the child and anything relating to custody and access.

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Communication After Divorce

Communication After Divorce Shared parenting after a divorce can be a challenging and complex process. One of the most important factors in ensuring a successful shared parenting arrangement is effective communication between parents. In particular, the use of concise written communications can be an effective way to minimize misunderstandings and reduce conflict between parents. In …

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How to Choose the Right Family Law Lawyer

How to Choose the Right Family Law Lawyer When it comes to family law matters, choosing the right lawyer is crucial. A good lawyer can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. However, with so many lawyers out there, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Here are some tips …

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Cross Border Parenting Disputes

Because we live and work in a cross border community we often see parents work together to make cross border parenting work. Cross border custody and access arrangements require cooperation and patience. This works for many parents. However, when a problem arises, which court has jurisdiction over children that live part of the time in two countries?

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Child Abduction (Hague Convention)

In Farsi v. Da Rocha, 2020 ONCA 92A, the Ontario Court of Appeal considered the appeal of a decision to deny an application under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction also known as the Hague Abduction Convention.  The Hague Abduction Convention is a treaty that Canada and other nations are signatories to …

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