In Ontario, many parents face challenges caring for their children. Sometim.es, one of the province’s Children’s Aid Society (CAS) will intervene in family life, creating a difficult situation for both children and parents. Many parents who have had their children apprehended and who are denied custody or access to their children have barriers that inhibit their ability to function in a healthy way. These individuals often need the assistance of a lawyer to help them. access the resources they need for their personal well being and the well-being of their children.
Stephen A. Cooper represents parents whose home lives have become the subject of intervention by the Children’s Aid Society. Mr. Cooper can provide you with the sensitivity, compassion and diligent representation you need to create a positive future for your family.
Children's Aid Societies in Ontario
In Ontario, the Ministry of Children and Youth fund and monitor Children’s Aid Societies throughout the province. These societies are each independent, non-profit organizations. They have the power to:
- Investigate reports or evidence of abuse or neglect
- Take steps to protect children that are the subject of investigative reports
- Apprehend and Place children for adoption
Children’s Aid Societies also care for and supervised certain children and are empowered to counsel families for the protection of children.
When your parenting has become subject of a CAS investigation, a CAS lawyer is important to make sure you receive the right representation. Stephen A. Cooper has represented many people who face a number of challenges in regaining custody of their children. If you or a loved one is in need of legal assistance, Mr. Cooper can help.