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Recent case: Sole custody order replaces joint custody

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In the case of S.S. v S.K. 2013 ONCJ 432, the court imposed a sole custody order in a situation where the parents had previously had joint custody of their 8-year-old daughter. The child’s primary residence was with the mother

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Unequal division of property: Recent case law

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In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a trial court decision, which granted an unequal division of net family property. The parties in the case of Stetco v Stetco, 2014 ONCA 370, had been married for

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Court terminates supervised access: Recent case law

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An Ontario case from earlier this year (Chickwanda v Bell, 2014 ONCJ 174 (CanLII)) allowed the Ontario Court of Justice to explore circumstances when it is appropriate to terminate access by a father to his children. In this case, the mother

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Factors Judges Consider for Support of Adult Children: Recent case law

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The issue of how much child support should be paid for adult children and for how long it should be paid is not clearly addressed in the Child Support Guidelines. In a 2012 British Columbia case (Naylor v Naylor 2012

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Can a child support recipient sue FRO? Recent case law

The answer to this question, as determined in the case of Ashak v Ontario (Director, Family Responsibility Office) 2012 CarswellOnt 11102, seems to be “maybe.” In this instance, Ms Ashak sued FRO, alleging that its negligence allowed her husband, who

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Mobility: Recent case law

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The case of Boudreault v Charles, 2014 ONCJ 273 (XanLII) explores the factors for a judge to consider when hearing a motion for an interim order to relocate a child. In this case, the mother already had interim custody and

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