FASD & the Justice System

BC (Superintendent of Family and Child Service) v. CJ [1994] BCJ No 1952 (Sigurdson J.)

Appeal from PGO – two children with FAS – conclusion that mother unable to provide required car and supervision, impossible to remedy within reasonable time – no parenting assessment ordered despite acknowledged improvements of mother – circumstances where formal assessment not required, but here should have made one – temporary custody order substituted.