Jurisdiction in child custody matters
In this case, the parties met in Canada in 2011, married in Japan in 2012, and had one child together in 2014. The father returned to Canada, and the mother visited with the child. The mother found out that the father had taken all of her credit cards, cash and their child’s passport. The father’s behaviour became hostile and threatening, resulting in the mother calling the police and moving into a shelter.
The father commenced proceedings on an ex-parte basis, limiting the child’s mobility in November 2016. An order was made preventing the mother from returning to Japan with the child. Read More at Feldstein Family Law Group Blog