Trial won after a change of school without the consent of the other parent

We represented the father in this case where the mother had sole custody of the children and the father had access rights every second weekend. While the father went to the childcare center to pick them up and start his access rights, it was announced that the children had changed schools and were no longer serving. on duty for three days. The father was stunned because he had no idea where the children were and at what school they had been changed since it was done without his consent. The mother had therefore not respected the father’s right to parental authority. Continue reading “Trial won after a change of school without the consent of the other parent”

Shared custody granted even if the mother lives in another province

We represented the plaintiff who requested custody and alimony.

Our client requested interim shared custody even though she lived in New Brunswick and the child was in Quebec. Continue reading “Shared custody granted even if the mother lives in another province”

Our client obtains the modification of the guard despite opposition from the opposing party

Madame had signed a final consent a few years ago to have shared custody with the child’s father as follows:

– The father had the child every weekend and while the mother had the child during the week.

The client met Mr. Vallelonga following the birth of another child with another spouse and saw that the minor child started school. Our client felt she had no quality time with the child. Continue reading “Our client obtains the modification of the guard despite opposition from the opposing party”

A client’s victory against Youth Protection Department

We were mandated in a youth protection file in January 2018 in order to order the children (two children 5 and 7 years old) to stay with our client. We received jugement in January 2018 in favour of our client by consent between the parties.

Several months later, the youth protection took the minor children directly from school and implemented the minor children in a shelter. They further introduced an emergency motion in court asking that the minor children, on a provisional basis, reside in a foster family until the judge hears the file on the merits. Continue reading “A client’s victory against Youth Protection Department”

A marriage annulment case that was won by Ms. Vallelonga

In the Montreal district, a man received a request from his wife to annul their marriage a few months after they separated. The parties had lived together for nearly a year and a half before realizing their relationship was not working out. Continue reading “A marriage annulment case that was won by Ms. Vallelonga”

Child custody granted to the father because of parental alienation

In the St-Jérôme district, the Superior Court had granted custody of a 7 year old child to the child’s mother and access rights of every other weekend to the child’s father. An anonymous signaling to the Director of Youth Protection was done to denounce a parental conflict situation that could jeopardize the child’s safety and development. Continue reading “Child custody granted to the father because of parental alienation”

The Superior Court granted the father shared custody despite criminal charges

In the district of St-Hyacinthe, Mrs. Veronica Vallelonga acquired for her client, the father, interim shared custody of his 2 and 4 year old children. The mother had requested from the Court exclusive custody for herself. The parties had separated following a complaint of the mother against the father, alleging he had committed criminal offences against her. Continue reading “The Superior Court granted the father shared custody despite criminal charges”

The opposite party failed to put an end to shared custody in the interim

Two common law spouses separated several years ago. Custody of the child born out of this relationship had always been shared equally according to the settlement out of court between the two parents.

Suddenly, the mother refused to give back the child to the father lest he have custody as usual. She applied to the Montreal Superior Court for a decision that would give her exclusive custody of the child. She also requested that the father’s visiting rights be exercised in supervised centers. Continue reading “The opposite party failed to put an end to shared custody in the interim”

A child moves back home despite objections from the DYP

A Laval person had various personal problems, which meant his child was placed in his sister’s custody. The DYP used its discretionary power to withdraw the child from this family environment under the pretext that various Court orders had not been followed. The parents did not know the whereabouts of the child. Therefore, they met with our family lawyer to get help with this situation. Continue reading “A child moves back home despite objections from the DYP”

The parents managed to fight a DYP petition

The Department of Youth Protection in Laval submitted a petition under Section 38 of the Youth Protection Act. It wished to have supervision rights for 12 months over a couple’s children. The DYP claimed the children were at risk because of past sexual events involving the father. Continue reading “The parents managed to fight a DYP petition”

Exclusive custody denied at the interim stage

In this case in Montreal Superior Court, child custody was shared, but the father asked the Judge for exclusive custody at the interim stage. The mother had hired family lawyer Vallelonga to represent her. Continue reading “Exclusive custody denied at the interim stage”

The ex-husband is awarded spousal support despite his ex-wife’s opposition

Montreal Court House
Montreal Court House

The ex-husband is awarded spousal support despite his ex-wife’s opposition

A man had been married to a woman and had not worked in several years. After they separated, he hired our family lawyer to claim spousal support from his ex-wife. He also wanted custody of their child as well as child support for the latter. Continue reading “The ex-husband is awarded spousal support despite his ex-wife’s opposition”

After her ex-husband moved, she got exclusive custody

Palais de Justice de Longueuil
Palais de Justice de Longueuil

Once the father moved out of town, he submitted a request for exclusive custody of their child. Having hired our family lawyer, the mother also requested exclusive custody. Since they could not come to an agreement, a trial took place at the Longueuil Palais de justice. Continue reading “After her ex-husband moved, she got exclusive custody”

Shared custody maintained despite the father’s motion

The father submitted a preliminary motion at the St-Jérôme Palais de justice in order to acquire exclusive custody of his children. Prior to this, custody was shared with the mother. She had hired our family lawyer to represent her. The father invoked various reasons to withdraw custody from the mother and basically allegated that her behaviour was not adequate to take proper care of the children. Continue reading “Shared custody maintained despite the father’s motion”

Three successful cases on the same day in Montréal

Our family lawyer was defending three clients at the Palais de justice de Montréal. The hearings had been set for the same day in August 2015. Continue reading “Three successful cases on the same day in Montréal”