Travel Abroad With Children in Separation & Divorce

Planning to travel abroad with your child(ren)?  Travel abroad with children during separation and divorce can sometimes be denied by the courts.   How do the courts deal with an urgent plea from a parent to travel with their children abroad during a heated separation?  They press pause so all parties…

Parental abduction feared by the Courts

Many divorced parents wish to travel with their children internationally, to visit family and friends.  However, parental abduction is feared by the Courts.   A recent New Westminster court decision (E033145; June 12, 2015) outlines the reasons why a parent may have their application to travel declined.  That reason involves…

Are Airlines Responsible For Air Rage?

Sixty-eight year old Lenny Mordarski did not expect to be woken by feeling like he was being stung by bees, but that is exactly how he described the sensation of being jabbed with a ball point pen while waiting for his flight to depart from Chicago last Thursday April 16,…

Campbell River Man Awaits Return of Daughter In Family Custody Case

Jeff Doyle awaits the fate of his efforts to have his 8 year old daughter, Soffi, returned to Canada from Mexico, despite having been awarded custody in Canadian Court. The Campbell River Mirror recently reported that a Mexican Appeal Court’s decision on the case is imminent (Dec 9, 2014).  The…

Hiring a Lawyer: How Can I Pay For A Lawyer?

Many people have misconceptions about hiring a lawyer. They  think hiring a lawyer will cost them more than they can afford. They may feel intimidated by the legal process, and uncertain about how to proceed. Their fear limits their ability to be good consumers. Many people spend more time at the…

Self-Represented Father Loses Fight to Keep Kids in Canada

A Supreme Court Judgment released November 20, 2014 pinpoints the dangers in “going it alone” (being self represented) when it comes to a parent relocating with the children. The Honourable Justice Betton allowed the  mother, known as D.G.T. (Ms. T.), to keep her two children in Arizona despite the father’s…