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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 […]

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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’ […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Difference between custody/access in ontario family law

Custody vs. Access: What’s The Difference?

The process of a divorce is incredibly stressful on its own. Maintaining your children’s well-being under such circumstances is even more stressful. We understand that the well-being of children is often any parent’s first priority when they separate from their partner. As your family lawyer, this priority passes on to us. The law recognizes that […]

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Parental Alienation

A child’s position in the middle of their parents’ conflict is a scary and uncertain place to be in. As parents, it’s important to ensure that you and your spouse are not participating in parental alienation, as doing so will only exacerbate your child’s pain in an already difficult time. What is Parental Alienation? Parental […]

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