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Can the parties conducting an assessment pursuant to section 30 of the Children's Law Reform Act be called as witnesses at trial, to give evidence in regard to the findings of such assessment report, where the report itself has not been completed, filed nor served at the time of trial, as required under the Family Law Rules?
Can the parties to a family law dispute bring civil actions against one another for breach of fiduciary duty and interference with access?
Does a court have authority to order a parent to undergo a psychiatric evaluation as part of a custody/access dispute?
Does a parent's consent to temporary removal of a child to another jurisdiction constitute acquiescence or consent to the move?
Does a parent's consent to temporary removal of a child to another jurisdiction constitute acquiescence to move?
Does one party's acceptance of an offer, made before the results of an assessment were made known, conclude the entire proceedings, or can it successfully be argued that the matter should proceed, in light of the results of the assessment?
In what circumstances have the courts not made a civil contempt finding against one party in custody and/or access proceedings?
What is the case law supporting a client's request to enroll her children in a school located near the maternal grandparents' home?
What is the standard of review in appeals from child custody decisions?
When will a court entertain jurisdiction in a custody proceeding where the child has been moved to another jurisdiction?
Whether there are supportive precedents applying sections 22(1)(b)(i)–22(1)(b)(vi) of the Children's Law Reform Act for proceeding with a claim in Ontario for custody where the parties were ordinarily resident in Ontario for their entire marriage except for residing out of province for one month immediately preceding the separation.
Which spousal party should bear the costs of a custody and access family assessment?
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