Tag: habitual residence

Kunuthur v. Govindareddigari, 2018 ONCA 730: The parents married in 2004 and lived in the United States where their son was born as an American citizen. The family moved to Brampton in 2011, when their son was 6 years old, …

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Before a court can hear a custody case, it must determine that it has jurisdiction over the family. Usually, this is straightforward: both parents and the children live in the community where the court case is initiated. Sometimes, one parent …

Recent case law: Determining a child’s habitual residence Read More »

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