FASD & the Justice System

Alec v. Peters, [1997] BCJ No. 2603, 1997 CanLII 1391 (SC) (Mackenzie J.)

Child with FAE in care of aunt – mother seeking custody after stabilizing her own situation – best interests of child require consistent support and guidance, child especially vulnerable to disturbance of home and family life – custody granted to mother, condition that cannot move child without further court order