Can Court Order be Set Aside Due to Wife’s ADHD? In a case called Hatuka v. Segal, the couple separated in 2016 and started the process of untangling their financial affairs. The wife continued to live in the $1.7 million matrimonial home with their two school-aged children. By early 2017, the husband was having financial […]... more »
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.
Recent Blog Posts
Wednesday’s Video Clip: Obligations to Pay Child Support Even with Undue Hardship In this video we review a court decision from earlier this year, the court confirmed that a father was still obligated to pay support for his two children from a first marriage even though: 1) he no longer had a relationship with them; […]... more »
Moving with a Child: Mother’s Views Take a Back Seat to “Super ordinate Considerations” Affecting Child
Moving with a Child: Mother’s Views Take a Back Seat to “Super ordinate Considerations” Affecting Child In cases where spouses are separated or divorced, the decision of where a parent can live and work is no longer his or her alone. Rather, the Family Court may become involved, and may be asked to give the […]... more »
With Joint and Shared Custody, Can There Still be a “Primary Caregiver”? In 2015, the parents of a 5-year-old boy separated, and agreed to an arrangement involving joint custody, as well as shared parenting. This agreement was brought before the court for its endorsement in a court order. In the context of the mother’s bid […]... more »
Wednesday’s Video Clip: Top 5 Questions about Spousal Support in Ontario In this video Russell reviews some of the more common questions about spousal support in Ontario, including: 1) What is spousal support? Spousal support — which is sometimes called “alimony” — is money paid from one spouse to the other after the dissolution of […]... more »