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Tug of War: A Judge's Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles, and the Bitter Realities of Family Court

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Tug of War is the first book of its kind. Written by a sitting family court judge in layman’s language, it demystifies complex family law concepts and procedures, clearly explains how family court works, and gives parents essential alternatives to resolve their own custody battles and keep their kids out of the often damaging court system. Breakup rates in North America ar ...more
Paperback, 182 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by ECW Press
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Danielle Biscoe
Aug 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Amazing insite and compelling advice.
Jennifer
Nov 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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This book should be mandatory reading for parents in the middle of a relationship breakdown. The author, a judge presiding in the Ontario Court of Justice, provides valuable advice to parents attempting to navigate through the complex family court system. The book contains a great deal of wisdom that is conveyed with a sense of humour. It's a book written by a judge with parents as is target audience, though lawyers will benefit from the read as well. The book is written in language that is very ...more
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Oct 29, 2012 rated it really liked it
I liked his common sense approach, I liked what he had to say re: access visits 'Parents cant pick favorite child-why should child pick favortie parent?
Sinder
Aug 11, 2011 rated it really liked it
Read through and high lighted a lot of the book. Very interesting to see a judges point of view when it comes to separation/divorce. It'll be a good reference book to have in school/career.
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