In Danilina v. Squalli, 2023 ONSC 3133, Farrah Hudani and Carina Chan successfully defended a motion by the Respondent father to terminate the Ontario proceeding for lack of jurisdiction and to set aside orders previously made by the Court after he abducted the parties’ children in 2018. The father had removed the children from Ontario […]
In Parmar v. Flora, 2022 ONCA 869, a Hague proceeding involving Florida and Ontario, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the lower Court’s decision. On appeal, the father argued that the Application Judge erred by choosing the wrong date to determine the child’s habitual residence, and that he should have chosen the date the mother […]
In Kazberov v. Kotlyachkova, 2021 ONSC 5006, the Ontario Divisional Court reverses a three-week mobility trial decision, thus enabling a young mother to relocate with her son from Ontario to Michigan. The Divisional Court found that the Trial Judge did not correctly apply the legal principles dealing with a custodial parent’s request to move with […]
In D. v. T., 2021 ONSC 2945, following a five-day trial, the Court reverses custody and suspends contact between the child and the custodial parent. The Court navigates the difficult issue of parental alienation and the appropriate remedy for a multi-year effort by the mother to minimize the father’s role in the child’s life. Affirmed […]
In Sahid v. Ramgopaul, 2019 CarswellOnt 24368, with our office representing the minor child, the Court relied on the evidence and placed significant weight on the child’s views and preferences in determining that the father’s parenting time should be at the sole discretion of the 12-year-old child. Full Ruling
In Mattar v. Elbarbry,  O.J. No. 5127, an interesting jurisdiction motion on the issue of support and property, the Court recognizes a Divorce Order from Sudan and grants the Father’s motion for summary judgment dismissing the claims for spousal support and property relief. Full Ruling
In SHD v. AH, 2019 ABQB 970, a jurisdiction dispute concerning a non-Hague signatory country, the Alberta Court of Queens Bench orders the return of the child from Alberta to Rwanda.
In Parmar v. Flora, 2022 ONSC 3079, a Hague Convention case with a unique set of Covid-19 facts, the Court delves into the test for habitual residence post-Balev and dismisses the Father’s motion requesting the return of the child to Florida.
In Florovski v. Florovski, 2021 ONCA 606, the Ontario Court of Appeal rejects the wife’s attempt to have the Court order a penalty payment against the husband. The Ontario Court of Appeal affirms the motion judge’s decision that the husband complied with the order and that the wife’s request is substantially disproportionate to her claims.
In Rioux v. McCutcheon, 2022 ONCJ 246, following a three-day trial, the Court enables a mother to relocate from North Bay to Sudbury. The Court carefully considered the new legislation regarding mobility in the Children’s Law Reform Act (“CLRA”) and the expansive definition of what constitutes family violence under the CLRA.