Deciding to Separate? Some Noteworthy Points About the “Valuation Date” in Family Law A basic concept in Ontario Family Law is that, once spouses decide to separate, their respective entitlement to the matrimonial property they have brought into the relationship and accumulated during the marriage has to be assessed. That assessment takes place on what […]... 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: Confidentiality In this video Russell discuss how all information you provide to your lawyer is completely private and confidential. All the details of your case will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and respect for your privacy. The privilege of confidentiality between solicitor and client is, in law, a protection which […]... more »
The Importance of Offers to Settle It is often asked by clients why they need to prepare an Offer to Settle, and this article will examine that question by looking at the importance of Offers to Settle in the Family Law file. As stated by Justice Blishen, “Under the Family Law Rules, O. Reg. 114-99, […]... more »
Father’s Threat to Tell Child “Everything” About Custody Conflict Attracts Court’s Reproach In a recent blog I point to what is really a recurring theme in past years: The courts’ willingness to admonish litigants for an assortment of misbehaviour, including lack of cooperation, lack of full disclosure, and – very commonly – a lack of focus […]... more »
Wednesday’s Video Clip: Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers At Russell Alexander Family Lawyers, we are committed to practicing exclusively in the area of family law. As a result, our team is experienced in dealing with all aspects of family law matters, including: Separation and divorce Child custody and access Child support Spousal support The Family Responsibility […]... more »