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8 December 2013 11 View comments Struggle: The man has fought for 12 years A father yesterday spoke of his anguish over an extraordinary 100,000 12-year court battle for the right to see his daughter. The man, described as irreproachable' by a senior
As her newly adopted 4-year-old daughter tugs at her skirt, Dashaw Scott explains how we don't always choose who we love. "I was told not to get too close to her because she wasn't going to live," Scott says. Scott is a nursing assistant at Children'
11 November 2013 3 View comments Wanda Maddocks was imprisoned without her name or any details of her contempt of court being made known to the public One of the country's leading judges insists the Press must be allowed into family courts to prevent
One of the country's most senior judges has vowed to open to the world the workings of the family courts and the shadowy Court of Protection. Sir James Munby president of the Court of Protection said transparency and publicity were key to boosting
Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Nov. 05 2013, 10:30 AM EST Last updated Tuesday, Nov. 05 2013, 10:34 AM EST Our justice system is in crisis. As many as 65 per cent of individuals involved in family court proceedings in Ontario do
High-profile labor lawyer Gregory Kamer has been advising District Court administrators behind the scenes regarding the FBI's investigation into Family Court marshals. Kamer also has been defending court administrators in two wrongful termination
The government aims to accede to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction on April 1. Japan had been accused by the United States and European countries of being a safe haven for international child abductions.
FBI agents quietly have interviewed current and former courthouse employees in a stepped-up investigation into allegations of excessive force by Family Court marshals and possible cover-ups of their actions. The investigation, which has been ongoing
A former Henderson man has filed a lawsuit alleging he was the victim of excessive force in a videotaped February 2012 confrontation with Family Court marshals. Peter Peterson, 42, who now lives in Oklahoma City, alleges in the suit that marshals
I am an American male and have been married to a Japanese woman for about a year and a half, a reader writes. One day, I came home from work and found that my wife had left a divorce decree on the kitchen table with a note...The first thing that came