In the context of a custody and access matter, can a judge be found to have made an error in a family law matter?

Manitoba, Canada


The following excerpt is from W.S.F. v. G.L.F., 2007 MBCA 116 (CanLII):

6 The judge in this case considered all the evidence and weighed all the factors. She attempted to find a solution that was in the best interests of the children within the context of a very difficult situation and based on the evidence in front of her at the time. We understand that in custody and access situations, nothing is final and circumstances may change. But insofar as this appeal is concerned, we see no error and certainly no error approaching the level necessary for appellate intervention in family law matters. See Van de Perre v. Edwards, 2001 SCC 60, [2001] 2 S.C.R. 1014, at para. 11.

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