Ottawa Men's Centre
Ottawa Lawyers ListCarol A. Cochrane
220 Laurier Av W, Ottawa, Ontario
A famous quote of hers appeared in the press in April 1999.
"It's probably fair to say there's a gender bias in, custody matters,"
"I think there's a feeling among many judges that the tender-years doctrine is still applicable to preschool kids. The sentiment is they are better off with Mom. I think this dismisses the very big change that men have made. It's now standard fare to have a two-income, two-career household and a nurturing dad. I think that's been lost on the judges."
1999 And justice for none
-Family court in Ottawa is getting a face-lift but the deep scars in the system may be too hard to erase
June 10, 2004