Incarceration for Defaulting on Child Support Obligations

The Director, Family Responsibility Office For the benefit of N.S. (Applicant) AND W.G. (Respondent)
The Director of the Family Responsibility Office (hereinafter, “FRO”), brought a default proceeding against the Father for failure to honour the Child Support Order of the Honourable Justice Sheila O’Connell. The Father was in default of child support arrears in the amount of $58,993.00. He missed over 86 support payments since 2010.
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Police Enforcement of a Custody and Access Order

Duff v James 2017 ONCA 606
This case concerns the scope of a judge’s jurisdiction under section 36(2) of the Children’s Law Reform Act which relates to directing a police force to enforce a child custody order. The Court of Appeal unanimously decided that the motion judge made no error in ordering that the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) enforce the child access order instead of the Waterloo Regional Police Services (WRPS).
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