Child Custody & Support

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Alleviating Your Concerns and Fears Over Child Custody

Separation and divorce can present many fears and concerns regarding child custody and access. Many clients approach our firm terrified that they will lose custody of their children. At Jason P. Howie, Professional Corporation, we put these fears to rest and provide our clients with peace of mind regarding their rights to custody and access. According to Ontario and Canadian laws, children should maintain constant, healthy contact with both parents. If you already have a strong, consistent relationship with your kids, you have nothing to worry about.

Creating a custody arrangement on your own can be challenging. It can also present future problems, as informal agreements between parents may not be binding. For assistance creating an age-appropriate child custody plan, including residency arrangements, tailored to the unique needs of your children and your family, contact our skilled legal team at Jason P. Howie, Professional Corporation.

You might be interested in joint custody. However, it is important to understand what joint custody is and determine if you have a good case for it before you apply to the court.

Knowledgeable Child Support Lawyers

In Ontario, child support is determined based on a formula and is payable along with additional expenses that are not covered by the formula, such as the cost of day care, post-secondary education and medical expenses. Our clients often come to us with questions such as: Who will pay child support and for how long? These inquiries must be addressed on an individual basis, as the laws are not completely clear in every situation.

Contact Jason P. Howie, Professional Corporation

To speak with an experienced Windsor lawyer about child custody or support, call 519-973-1500 or contact us online. Many of our clients are referred to us by former and current clients, and also by lawyers, counsellors and other professionals.

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Windsor, ON N8Y 4T6

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