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Court of Appeal overturns Justice Lawrence O’Neil’s ruling giving custody of a child to man with a history of domestic abuse

In November 2017, the Halifax Examiner reported that: In August [2017], Lawrence O’Neil, the Associate Chief Justice of the Family Court, awarded custody of a five-year-old boy to the child’s father, who has a history of domestic violence, even though the father had previously signed away his right to custody. After the Examiner wrote about […]