Separation and/or divorce can not only be stressful for you and your partner, but can also put your children through emotional difficulty. There may be a conflict regarding whom the children are with.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has determined, like the Supreme Court of Canada, that a custodial parent does not have an inherent right to move a child anywhere he or she decides. The decision to allow a child to be moved must be made in the best interests of the child.
These cases can be very time-consuming because of the research required and the time it takes to prepare and present legal arguments. Often, the parent seeking permission to move must prepare a detailed custody plan with the help of a lawyer. The plan should include: