Unvaccinated Father’s Access Rights Suspended
January 13, 2022 | COVID-19
At the forefront of all Quebec judgments is to maximize parenting time with both parents, so long as it is in the child’s best interest. In this case, the mother exercised sole parenting time of the couple’s twelve-year-old child and the father had access rights which allowed him to exercise his parenting time every second weekend and one week during the winter holiday.
Special Curfew Exceptions for Separated Parents
January 6, 2022 | COVID-19
On December 31, 2021, a new curfew came into force and effect for an indeterminate period of time from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. The pandemic has been an extremely difficult period for everybody. It has been particularly challenging for children and separated parents who share parenting responsibilities all while trying to navigate the ever-evolving COVID-related restrictions, home schooling, limited gatherings, and curfew.
Is COVID-19 a reason to stop paying child support?
January 5, 2021 | Child Support
The pandemic has been an incredibly tough time on everyone – feelings of isolation and uncertainty have taken over and on top of that, many people have unfortunately lost their jobs.
Tips for Co-parents during the COVID-19 Holiday Season
December 23, 2020 | COVID-19
During a time that is usually filled with family, friends, lots of food and joy, it goes without saying that this year’s holiday season is unlike any other, sorry we know it is annoying to keep hearing. This year is undoubtedly more stressful than any other especially for separated/divorced families with COVID-19 regulations etc.
COVID-19: Is Video Conferencing an option for a court?
October 13, 2020 | COVID-19
Covid-19 has turned our world as we know it upside down and the legal world is no exception. Since March 2020, the Quebec courthouses have had to make adjustments in order to protect people from the virus.
Judge can override a parent’s opposition to the COVID-19 vaccine
October 6, 2020 | COVID-19
As family law lawyers, we see a multitude of disputes in court and child vaccination is one of them. It is becoming more common that in a family where the parents are divorced/separated,
COVID-19: Back to School Tips
September 3, 2020 | COVID-19
It’s that time of year, back to school, but things are definitely not the same as in previous years. Your kids are coming off of months of virtual schooling followed by an out of the ordinary summer.
Canada – U.S Border closure extension
August 5, 2020 | COVID-19
On July 16, 2020 Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the extension of the border closure between Canada and the United States until September 21, 2020 with the possibility of further extensions.
Covid-19: government relief
April 29, 2020 | COVID-19
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, both our federal and the provincial government have released several benefit programs to help our society navigate through this difficult time.
International Students: Your right to work and COVID-19
April 25, 2020 | COVID-19
If you are an International Student enrolled in a full-time program, you are permitted to work 20 hours a week during the program and are allowed to work full-time during all school breaks.
Letter from Ministers to employers – Temporary Foreign Workers – COVID-19
| COVID-19
All Canadians and/or foreign workers are bound to comply with the public health and safety guidance from the Federal and Provincial governments with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: impact on temporary resident applications (workers, students and visitors)
April 22, 2020 | COVID-19
An Applicant normally has 30 days from the time they receive the biometrics instruction letter to give biometrics (fingerprints and photograph) . However, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Biometrics collection centres in Canada and abroad are temporarily closed.
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