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- Do Students Legally Have to Be Vaccinated Against COVID19 to Attend School or Participate in Sports?
Since parents started considering the return of in-person learning for their children at school and university and college students have been told about vaccination requirements at their institutions, we have heard from lots of parents and students who want to know if it is necessary to be vaccina … Read more »
- Is Family Mediation Binding?
When separating, many spouses and parents want to find easier, less destructive and less expensive alternatives to Family Court. For most people, those options are better. In addition, the 2021 changes to the Divorce Act require separating spouses to consider alternatives to Court. Many people co … Read more »
- Why No Ontario Family Court Judge Will Give You Custody of Your Kids
For many years, custody of the children was the big prize in any divorce or separation. Especially with the introduction of “no-fault divorce”, custody of the children was important because it showed who won the divorce. For separating parents, getting custody, and controlling the other parent’s “ … Read more »
- What the Judge Will Consider in Deciding Whether the Hamilton Paramedics Are Guilty in the Yosif Al-Haswani Trial
As I am both a lawyer and a paramedic, a lot of people (paramedics mostly) have been asking me about my thoughts as I follow the case of the two former Hamilton paramedics charged with “Failure to Provide the Necessities of Life” in relation to the death of Yosif Al-Haswani on the evening of Decembe … Read more »
- How Should Separated Parents Share the Kids' Holidays During COVID-19?
Holidays can be difficult for separated families. It may be impossible for the children to celebrate with both parents and their families or to have the most important time, that is, Christmas morning, with both parents. So how can separated parents divide up those special times? Doing so can be on … Read more »