What Happens with Pets in Separation and Divorce Proceedings?

Written By Tenk Family Law on April 27, 2020

Pet owners may be surprised by how disputes about pets are resolved by the courts in separation or divorce proceedings.  Pets are much loved by all of us and often considered and treated as members of the family.  Though many consider pets as their child(ren), the court will not hold a “custody” hearing for a pet.  Unlike children, for whom the court is obligated to make a decision on parenting arrangements solely in their best […]

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Reduced Court Operations Due to COVID-19 – What Does That Mean For You?

Written By Tenk Family Law on April 14, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, courts in Ontario are operating at a largely reduced capacity.  Until further notice, only urgent matters are being heard.  Non-urgent matters, even those that had already been scheduled, have been adjourned to future dates, many of which are yet to be determined.    In the last couple of weeks there has been a rapid release of case […]

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