parent plan

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

Travel Consent

A 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 child is traveling abroad. […]

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single parent

Misconception of Sole Custody

First, it is important to have a clear understanding of what exactly sole and joint custody is. Custody does not mean the physical care, or the amount of time spent with the child but rather how decisions are being made and who can make them. Sole custody allows one parent the exclusive decision-making authority regarding […]

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Difference between custody/access

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

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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