In what circumstances will a court order joint custody and shared parenting with the parents of a child?

Saskatchewan, Canada


The following excerpt is from T.V.B. v. B.J.H, 2002 SKQB 189 (CanLII):

In the decision of Gilewich v. Gilewich, 2001 SKQB 536 Archambault J. said at paragraph 41: The courts are generally hesitant to make a joint custody and shared parenting order where there is ongoing and a high degree of conflict between the parents. Such orders have not usually been effective unless the parties are disposed to co-operate in the best interests of the children.

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