Family Law Lawyers for Custody and Access

For clients with children, determining custody and access is one of the most important requirements of the separation and divorce process. The primary concern for parents ending a relationship is the care and protection of their children. Mills & Mills LLP has been advising and representing clients in custody and access negotiations for over 130 years. We approach this issue with professionalism and compassion, providing our clients with the benefit of our experience.

In an ideal situation, the parties will agree to terms with respect to the custody and care of their children as part of a formal parenting plan that forms part of a separation agreement. This provides all parties with the benefit of clear guidelines and rules setting out the rights and obligations for the parents. Our lawyers work with parents to come up with a plan that is amenable to both parties, as we believe that the best solution is for the parents to agree to terms without court intervention where possible. If it becomes necessary, our lawyers will defend the rights of our clients in mediation or in court.

Trusted Advisors for Custody and Access Issues

Our lawyers help clients in all areas pertaining to custody and access issues, including:

  • Custody arrangements
  • Parenting plans
  • Child visitation and access
  • Variations of custody and access orders
  • Enforcing custody and access orders
  • Relocations/mobility
  • Parental alienation

Contact the Family Law Lawyers at Mills & Mills LLP

To discuss custody and access issues with experienced and caring professionals, please contact us at 416­-863-0125 or send us an email.

Custody and Access Lawyers

  • Toni E. Wharton

    Toni E. Wharton


    Toni was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2003, and practiced as a family law barrister in the UK until she moved to Toronto in 2012. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2013. Toni article...

    416-682-7121 | Email
  • Kristen L. Woods

    Kristen L. Woods


    Kristen served her articles with Mills & Mills LLP and was invited to join the firm as an associate in 2010. Kristen practices exclusively in family law. In her family law practice, Kristen negotiates...

    416-682-7116 | Email
  • Doug Beamish

    Doug Beamish


    Doug is a family law and estate litigation lawyer and he joins us as counsel. He has over 35 years’ experience and expertise in all aspects of family law and divorce, including issues involving prop...

    416-682-7149 | Email
  • Victoria Craig

    Victoria Craig


    Victoria joined Mills & Mills LLP as an articling student in 2016 and returned as an associate in 2017. Victoria represents clients in all areas of family law, including child custody, access, chi...

    416-682-7053 | Email
  • Patricia N. Gordon

    Patricia N. Gordon


    Patricia articled with the firm and returned as an associate in 2015. Patricia completed her J.D. at the University of Western Ontario in 2014. Prior to receiving her law degree, she completed ...

    416-682-7146 | Email
  • Gillian Patricia Hayes

    Gillian Patricia Hayes


    Gillian assists clients in all areas of family law including separation, divorce, custody and access issues, child support, spousal support, domestic contracts, and child protection matters. As a trai...

    416-682-7060 | Email


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