FASD & the Justice System

Children’s Aid Society of the Niagara Region v. AVP 2008 CanLII 68100 (S.C.) (Taliano J.)

CAS seeking permanent wardship with no access on summary judgment – father seeking custody, mother with FAS, volatile temper, functioned in range of 6-8 year old – plan not clear, father doesn’t fully comprehend the child protection issues and mother posed risk of physically and emotionally harming the child – CAS application granted.