Jan 24, 2014

Parental alienation cases require creative counsel

When it comes to parental alienation cases – arguably the toughest type of high-conflict custody dispute – case law proves attending lawyers must be sensitive, focused, detail-oriented and well informed on mental health literature, Toronto family lawyer Jennifer Samara Shuber writes in a paper for the Law Society of Upper Canada.

The paper, titled Alienation Update: What Are The Courts Doing With These Cases?, was written for the Law Society’s Six Minute Family Lawyer Program, held last month, and summarizes the case law and judicial responses to alienation in decisions from across the province in the past 12 months.

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