A recent Ontario Court of Justice order that a man serve jail time unless he paid his child support arrears shows the courts will pursue the most severe remedies in serious cases, Toronto family lawyer Audrey Shecter tells AdvocateDaily.com.
“It’s promising to see the court taking a strong stand against a person who was given many chances over the years yet continued to avoid his support obligation,” says Shecter, a lawyer with Beard Winter LLP. “As the judge says in the decision, ‘the keys to the jailhouse door reside in [his] pocket.’”
By Kirsten McMahon, Associate Editor
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