Criminal Charges in Family Law

There was recently a flurry of news coverage in Canada: and internationally:  reporting that a missing little girl from Manchester UK had been found in Quebec. The little girls’ story is a sad one, though similar tales have become more familiar and more widely reported in recent years. Pearl Gavaghan Da Massa was

Separations are, at best, difficult emotional and psychological transitions for all family members. Separations can happen by mutual agreement, by one parent removing him or her self from the relationship or, in often the most difficult of circumstances, by the intervention of the criminal law through the laying of criminal charges against one of the