Month: March 2015

Recent case law: Production of therapy records in custody case

In Raso v Di Egidio, 2014 ONSC 3262, the wife brought a motion to have the notes and records of the couple’s marriage counsellor (who they saw for a few months before they separated) produced for use in the custody

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Can a woman move with her kids when there is custody and access order?

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This issue comes up frequently for women with children who leave an abusive partner. Sometimes, they want or need to move for safety reasons. They may not feel safe remaining close to their abuser. The police may not be able

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Recent case law: Child support jurisdiction

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In the case of Navarro v Parrish, 2014 ONSC 3222, the mother brought an application for child support in Ontario, where she lives with the child. The father lives in Florida. The father brought a motion contesting the jurisdiction of

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Recent case law: Setting off child support arrears

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In the case of Starr v Starr, 2008 CarswellOnt 11318 (Ont. S.C.J.), Justice Timms allows the father to set off his child support arrears against money owed to him by the mother. This is an unusual decision, because courts generally

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