What is urgent? A summary of cases so far

March 30, 2020
Alex Boland

Family law lawyers are being asked a lot of questions about the impact of COVID-19 on support and parenting issues, and are able to offer few answers. It’s unclear when we will return to a semblance of normalcy. In the meantime, courts remain open to urgent matters and are issuing a trickle of judgments illustrating the types of matters that deserve urgent adjudication.

The following principles can be extracted from these judgments:

When a parent brings an application to alter or suspend parenting on COVID-19 related grounds, the court in Ribeiro v. Wright, 2020 ONSC 1829 held that:

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Alex Boland
Alex Boland
Lawyer (Kelowna)
Connect Family Law

As a lawyer with Connect, Alex has a genuine love for the practice of family law, which always shows both in how he works and how he relates to his clients.