Not sure, it’s quite complicated related to family law. Ontario, canada. 1. When child turns 5,6,7 emotional and overt

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Customer: Not sure, it’s quite complicated related to family law
JA: What province is this in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: ontario, canada
JA: What steps have been taken so far?
Customer: 1. When child turns 5,6,7 emotional and overt physical abuse behins I my (fathers) precence. First child, deme, seven years old, primary victim. Seconded child, 1yo, beginning to be imosctrd almost 2 years later.
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: 20 year relationship, 14 years common law, 10 years married, spouse (wife) has not worked since marriage voluntarily, me ( father) sole income.
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I know your question is important to you and I will be giving it the time and attention it deserves.

I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

I am not sure what you are saying because there are so many typos or short forms.

I understand that your spouse never worked and that you were married for 10 years and lived together for 14 years. But what is your specific legal question please?

Customer
there had been physical violence and emotional turbulence between 7yr daughter and spouse a few times a week, often while I was at work which ramped up in July 2019.
Customer
After a few incident, I called the police and asked for psychiatric help in Feb. 2020 after communication made things worse. First police call I reported violence towards myself an previous incidents towards my eldest daughter but even though spouse admitted to kicking me down stairs, no charges pressed.
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Second police call by myself in March 2020 to report an unfortunate incident where spouse arrived home intoxicated, physically fought with eldest daughter, threw her on floor and mocked her as she cried. I called police who asked us to separate snd remain in separate floors and agreed to leave both children in my care for the night. Both police police reports so far I had asked for children's aid's involvement for help with neglect and violence. Psychiatric appointments for spouse started, but abandoned after first session. Day after second police report, spouse called women's shelter and police and removed children to family in Mississauga for 3 weeks before returning home.
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Spouse agreed to return home after 3 weeks. However an incident where I was threatened with having my laptop smashed (second one in six months), and then seven officers attended my home snd arrested me.
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Six months later charges were withdrawn by crown, and spouse retained a layer to write a recant letter claiming post parting, psychosis, and lack of confidence in events on the night of the arrest. Peace bond issued, but didcrtinsty contact was requested by spouse. I continued to exercise the maximum parenting time that was possible, though I was coerced to reconcile to keep the parenting time.
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Debra, Expert

You need to retain a family lawyer and you need to apply to the court for an order granting you care and control of the children who should live with you most of the time. The order can say that when your spouse is not suffering from psychosis she can have access but otherwise she could only have supervised access.

What you can do to find a lawyer is one of the following things.

You can contact the Law Society and use their Lawyer Referral Service. You will be given the name of a lawyer and can consult with the lawyer and the first half hour will be free.
Here is a link to the site:
https://lsrs.lso.ca/lsrs/welcome

Or you can check on a site called lexpert. This is a legal directory of leading lawyers and law firms throughout Canada and is well-respected by the legal community.
Here's the link to their website:

http://www.lexpert.ca/directory/find-lawyers-or-law-firms/

Does that help as a starting point?

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I have had a lawyer since when the children were taken to Mississauga, however it has proven wholly in affective as I pay the maximum support (roughly 50% of take home), parent time is always being changed for no legitimate reason, funds are depleted, and children are repressed snd hopeless.That does help because I feel my legal representation has not represented the best interests of the family and my children are becoming much worse each time I see them.I will seek a legal professional with more experience i this kind of one sided conflict which has started to cause me to slip up (thought never abuse) and I do not want to stray from my values snd my dedication to raise healthy snd secure system.
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Debra, Expert

Good for you. That is very well said. You need a lawyer that will be able to fight for you more aggressively. Really they are  fighting for your children.

Customer
That's correct. I am able to care for myself, I have kept my full time job at a financial institution, earned a masters degree, gotten criminal charges withdrawn, and am two weeks away from the one year peace bond expiring. I am still largely paying all the bills got two $1m+ homes in downtown Toronto within 1km if each other in hopes I can maintain a positive influence on my children's lives. Unfortunately some very peculiar and baseless accusation are made of me divert month or two, and my salary is already consumed but support payments and my own rent to ensure my children have fulfilling quality of life wile with their father. Thank you.
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Debra, Expert

I am saddened to hear that but clearly you are going to be OK.

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Thank you for your vote of confidence!
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You are very welc

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Thank you for trusting us to help you here at JustAnswer.   If you need more clarification or have a follow-up question just reply and we can continue our dialogue. If you would like to ask me new questions please start a new post and if you do if you say “This is only for Debra” I will be sure to give your post top priority.

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