The Hague Convention in Canada – Post Balev

The evolution of Hague Convention cases in Canada post the Supreme Court of Canada decision in O.C.L. v Balev has been disappointing, discouraging, and to left behind parents, devastating. It has become a vehicle that permits the withholding parent to ‘kidnap’ their children with something that ...
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THE HAGUE CONVENTION – THE NEW RULES

The Supreme Court of Canada recently decided a case in which I appeared as the lawyer for the father, that has changed the way Hague Convention cases will be dealt with in Canadian courts. The decision in O.C.L. v Balev was released on April 20, 2018 and it is considered a ground-breaking departu...
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Toronto Estate Lawyers

PARENTAL KIDNAPPING – YES OR NO ??

This is a true story. It is repeated again and again despite the predictable outcome. At the end of this story I will ask for your opinions and your comments – your point of view. What do you think the outcome should have been? Once you provide your perspectives I will post again giving my [&helli...
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