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CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Considerations - Best interests of child - Conduct of parents - Expert report or assessment - Custody - Sole custody - Access - Decision-making authority

Monday, April 24, 2017 @ 11:23 AM  

Appeal by the father from an order granting the wife sole custody and allocating parenting time. The parties were married in 2007 and separated in 2014. Their two children were born in 2008 and 2010. The father worked as a pharmacist and the mother worked as a registered nurse. A nine-day trial addressed, among other things, custody and parental responsibilities. A psychologist recommended a joint custody regime with shared parenting. The trial judge rejected the psychologist's recommendation, citing one event of family violence between the husband...