FamilyLLB.com is a legal blog that was created by Russell Alexander in 2009, and includes writing contributions from across our firm. The blog focuses on contemporary issues in Ontario family law (and beyond), and features interesting trial and appeal court decisions. We also examine the Rules of the family court, court reforms and policy change, and release helpful legal videos each Wednesday.
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Saving the Golden Goose: How Family Run Businesses can Survive and Thrive after Divorce We are excited to be invited back to speak at the FDRIO’s 2018 Unconference – Rethink the Future. The conference will be held May 3, 2018 in Toronto where attendees vote on what Topics they would like to hear. Our presentation […]... more »
Indigenous Father Appeals Ruling Giving Ontario Courts Jurisdiction Over Mother’s $117,000 Monthly Support Claim Late last year, I reported on an unusual Ontario family law decision called Beaver v. Hill, in which the issue was whether an Indigenous former couple’s family dispute should decided pursuant to the laws that govern their particular clan, rather than […]... more »
Wednesday’s Video Clip: What is Joint Custody? Contrary to the widespread misconception that custody is about which parent spends the most time with a child, custody is actually about having the legal right to make major decisions about your child’s care and lifestyle. The child still may spend quite a bit of time with […]... more »
Court Rules Kids’ “Adaptability to Change” Is a Factor Letting Him Move with Mother to the U.S. In a recent Newfoundland decision, called Sexton v. Tipping, the court made what is arguably a sensible and realistic observation about children’s adaptability to change, especially at a young age, and how that can bolster a court’s decision-making […]... more »
Kaitlyn Receives Client Service Award We are pleased to announce that Kaitlyn recently received our Client Service Award for her excellent commitment to helping our clients. Kaitlyn’s attention to client service and her friendly prompt attention to detail makes her a valued member or our team. Congratulation Kaitlyn. (pictured: Russell Alexander and Kaitlyn Swindells)... more »