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Bozzo v. Cartagena, Court File No.: 1728/17

URGENT MOTION – CONTEMPT OF EXISTING ORDER FOR ACCESS Endorsement The case of Bozzo v. Cartagena came before the Superior Court of Justice in Hamilton on April 3, 2020, pursuant to the Notice to the Profession of the Chief Justice of Ontario, available at (“Chief’s Notice”). The Respondent mother had allegedly unilaterally terminated the […]

Guerin v. Guerin, 2020 ONSC 2016

MOTION FOR EXCLUSIVE POSSESSION OF MATRIMONIAL HOME AND ACCESS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS Source: CanLII In the recent case of Guerin v. Guerin, the Court dealt with a urgent motion for exclusive possession of the matrimonial home and that the contact between the Father and children be by video chat/telephone. The Court granted the Mother’s request […]

Zee v. Quon, SCJ Court File No: FS-16-412436

URGENT MOTION – PARENTING AND RESTRAINING ORDER – MOTHER WORKING IN HEALTH CARE Endorsement In this case, the Applicant Mother brought an urgent motion regarding parenting and a restraining order prohibiting the Father from contacting her employer after he contacted her supervisor directly. The Mother is a health care professional working at Sunnybrook Hospital and the […]

B-M. v. M.M., 2020 ONSC 1958

CASE CONFERENCE ENDORSEMENT RE:  URGENCY – PARENTING AND SUPPORT Source: AFCC Ontario In this decision, a conference was conducted by telephone by the Honourable Justice Kiteley following service of motion materials by the Applicant Mother. At issue was whether a motion regarding parenting, child and spousal support was urgent within the meaning of the Chief […]

Ribeiro v. Wright, 2020 CarswellOnt 4049

TRIAGE JUDGE ENDORSEMENT – COVID-19 PROTOCOLS, PARENTING AND URGENCY Source: CanLII   In Ribeiro v. Wright, 2020 CarswellOnt 4090 (S.C.J.), the mother brought a motion to suspend the father’s parenting time in light of COVID-19.  At the time the motion was brought, the Court’s regular operations were suspended, and only urgent motions were permitted to be heard.  […]

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