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People believe that "Custody" means power or rights involving the child(ren). In truth "Custody" usually means legal ability, such as the ability to take the child across the border "Guardianship" means decision making.
Child Maintenance (Child Support) is based on the Federal Child Support Guidelines. The Guidelines provide a graph for each province based on the economic factors of that province.
Separation Agreements can solve matters between the parties. Often people are seeking a separation agreement for one purpose but then see how other paragraphs included solve other potential problems.
There are many factors in asset division that can complicate the matter and change the usual 50% - 50% split. For some people a 50 – 50 split is easy, for others it is difficult due to the complicating factors.
The Convention is about the return of children from foreign jurisdictions. Parents cannot leave the jurisdiction of the children’s habitual residence and refuse to return the children except under very unusual circumstances.