This section provides a brief summary of the procedures for filing an application for custody, care and control or access to a child under the Guardianship of Infants Act. This section also only deals with applications made under the Guardianship of Infants Act. Custody, care, control and access issues may also be dealt with as ancillary matters in divorce proceedings. For more information on divorce proceedings, please refer to the Divorce section of this website.

The information provided below is general in nature and is not intended as legal advice. The Family Justice Courts (FJC) cannot provide legal advice or assist with drafting the contents of any document.