child access for the holidays

Navigating Holiday Visitation in Family Law: A Guide for Parents

The holiday season is often a time of joy and celebration, a period when families come together to create cherished memories and bask in the warmth of tradition.  However, as a parent with shared parenting, you may feel more stressed and anxious, especially when dealing with access arrangements, as the holiday season adds extra complexity […]

Read More
Family skipping in a park in Toronto Ontario

Putting Children First: Crafting Effective Parenting Plans

A parenting plan, also known as a custody agreement, or parenting agreement, can help support a strong foundation for co-parenting. Creating a plan ensures both parties have discussed and agreed to a structure that emphasizes what is best for the child(ren).  What is a Parenting Plan A parenting agreement in Ontario, is a formalized arrangement […]

Read More
Streamlining Co-Parenting with Practical Tools and Legal Insight in Ontario

Streamlining Co-Parenting with Practical Tools and Legal Insight in Ontario

Managing the intricate details of custody and access arrangements in Ontario can be challenging, especially when navigating the complexities of family law. However, armed with the right tools and understanding, you can make informed decisions that prioritize your family’s well-being.  In this article, our focus is on the practical aspect of making life more manageable […]

Read More

How Can I Modify an Existing Custody or Access Order in Ontario?

Family dynamics and circumstances can change over time, making it necessary to modify existing custody or access orders. In Ontario, families facing these situations can turn to Horra Family Law in Markham for expert guidance. In this article, we will explore the legal aspects of modifying custody and access orders in Ontario and provide valuable […]

Read More
Family skipping in a park in Toronto Ontario

Modifying an Existing Custody or Access Order in Ontario

In family law, circumstances can change over time, leading to the need for modifications to existing custody or access orders. These modifications are essential to ensure that the best interests of the child are met while reflecting the evolving dynamics of the family. If you find yourself in a situation where you need to modify […]

Read More
Husband and wife discussing custody with a family law lawyer

How is Custody Determined in Ontario?

Custody also known as decision-making in Ontario is a crucial aspect of family law proceedings, as it directly impacts a child’s well-being and future. When parents separate or divorce, the court’s primary concern is the best interests of the child. Ontario’s family law system takes into account various factors to make fair and appropriate custody […]

Read More
mobility clause in ontario for divorce family law

Importance of Mobility Clause in An Agreement

A separation agreement is a legally binding agreement between two spouses which addresses the issues of property, support, access and custody.  One vital clause that is occasionally overlooked in a separation agreement is the issue of mobility. It is very important that the issue of mobility is addressed in a separation agreement. Mobility involves the […]

Read More
how to create a parent plan in ontario family law

3 Things Every Parenting Plan Should Have

A parenting plan is a useful document all separated spouses should have as part of their parenting arrangement. These plans outline parents’ respective rights and the extent of their involvement with their children. They are more than mere time-splitting schedules; parenting plans are a contract between parents about childrearing and provide consistent structure in kids’ […]

Read More

Travel Consent

What is a Travel Consent?  Travel consent applies to a child who is either traveling alone, with only one parent/guardian, friends, relatives or a group (e.g. sports, school, musical, religious). Although there is no Canadian legal requirement for children to carry a travel consent, a travel consent may be requested by immigration authorities when a […]

Read More
single parent information in ontario family law

Misconception of Sole Custody

The Meaning of Sole Custody  To get to the misconceptions of sole custody it is important to outline its meaning. Sole custody outlines how decisions are made for the child and who can make them. It does not outline the physical care or the amount of time spent with the child. Sole custody is also […]

Read More