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Custody and access - Contest between parents and non-parents – Rights of non-parents - Grandparents - Practice and procedure - Appeals and judicial review - Stay of order pending appeal

Thursday, August 25, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Motion by the mother for a stay of a grandparent access order pending her appeal. The child was 2.5 years old. The child’s father had passed away from cancer the preceding year. The father’s parents sought to maintain a relationship with the child. The mother disputed the extent of the access sought by the child’s grandparents following a dispute over the father’s estate. A May 2016 order provided for two hour visits every ten days. The mother was entitled to be present at visits until July...