After considering amendments to the Divorce Act through Bill C78, the concept of presuming equal shared parenting did not make it into the Bill. However, the Canadian Bar Association has recently had a change of heart. Currently, fathers must prove that they are a “super parent” before they have a chance to get equal access or time with their children. This promising chance at future amendments to the Divorce Act would minimize the hoops parents have to jump through to receive equal access. Research has demonstrated that equal shared parenting is at the best interest of children.
“Support for legislation to create a presumption of equal shared parenting in child custody cases has increased since 2017” -Nanos National Survey (2022)
If you have been following us for a while, you know that we support what is in the best interest of children. Evidence shows that