My grandson is 14 years old and is from separated parents under the BC Family Relations Act. The parents have joint custody and guardianship under a "By Consent Final Order" in the BC Provincial Court. There are two children in the family and the mother has primary residence. My grandson has now been living with his father in another town in BC that the mother does not live in with the mother's verbal permission. For school purposes she issued a letter to the school but she used the word "temporarily living with his father" and will not change the court papers. My grandson is always telling me that he is afraid that his mother is going to order him back home to her house and he does not want to move back to her and his brother who is 12. <p>My question is - If the mother orders my grandson back home, is my grandson entitled to a free lawyer to represent him and get the primary residence changed between his mother and his father. </p>
Answer by Terrance E. Hudson
British Columbia lawyer
Posted over 8 years ago
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