New case: allegations of sexual abuse

New case: allegations of sexual abuse

In Hall and Hall, the court removed the children from the mother’s care and placed them in the care of the father. The mother, and more particularly the maternal grandmother asserted that the children had been the subject of physical or sexual abuse by the father or the paternal grandfather. The court found that there was no risk of abuse and indeed made a positive finding of there being no abuse, except that the children were at risk of psychological abuse by the maternal grandmother. The court ordered that the father have sole responsibilty for major long term decisions for the children.

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