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Family Court Procedures
January 9, 2006 permalink
Since Ontario family courts operate behind closed doors, the only way to know how they operate is by listening to participants. Canada Court Watch has posted the story of a man who got a lawyer for his son (mp3 audio). The lawyer appointed through the Office of the Children's Lawyer breached her client's confidence, then made up a story getting the judge incensed. The father was not allowed to view the discussions between the lawyers and the judge, and got no opportunity to present his case.