Interim Custody – Motion to Change a Temporary Order for Custody & Access

The parties separated on March 11, 2014, however, a trial would not take place until February of 2016 to determine custody and access arrangements for their two young children on a final basis. After separation, the father remained in the matrimonial home near the children’s school in Hamilton and the mother moved in with her step-father in Burlington, which was much further from the children’s school.
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Critique Evidence of Expert Assessment is Inappropriate

The parties never married but had a toxic on-again/off-again relationship with significant domestic violence and substance abuse issues. They had a six year old son who had spent most of his life embroiled in the midst of their parenting dispute. The main issue at trial was whether the father should have overnight access since the boy lived primarily with the mother.
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