How The Court Determines Who Has Custody Of The Child And How Custody Is Divided

April 21, 2010 by  
Category: General

Comments Off

I often find that when individuals first meet with me they understand custody to mean where a child lives and who spends time with the child. Custody is really about decision making. Joint custody means that the parents are equally responsible for making decisions about the child, his/her education, religious upbringing, medical care, etc. Sole […]

What Is Necessary To Change A Custody And Access Agreement.

March 17, 2010 by  
Category: General

Comments Off

Generally, once an order or an agreement is made regarding custody or access, there has to be a material change in circumstances such that would be in a child’s best interest to change the custody or access terms that are in place. Usually this is a difficult task for the parent seeking the change. They […]

Custody And Bail Conditions For Domestic Assault

November 1, 2007 by  
Category: Assault

Comments Off

After the police have attended the scene of the complaint, obtained grounds to believe an offence was committed and then arrested the accused, the next step is taking the accused to the police station. In an ordinary assault with minor injuries, the police can decide that the accused can be released from custody on a […]