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Digest of the Week | Meaningful Timesharing and COVID-19

Wallegham v. Spigelski | 2020 ONSC 2663 | Ontario Superior Court of Justice

Family law --- Custody and access — Miscellaneous

Parties had joint custody of child, with primary residence being with mother — Mother claimed that face-to-face access would not occur due to COVID-19 pandemic, and father brought related motion — Hearing held regarding urgency — Suspension of long standing agreement by one party was potentially urgent — Mother had not had opportunity to respond to materials, but there appeared to be parenting issue which required quick resolution — Mother to file responding materials — COVID-19 awareness and meaningful timesharing are not mutually exclusive.
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