Family LLB Blog

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.

Located at FamilyLLB.com, our blog includes over 400 posts in 95 different family law categories, and averages more than 10,000 visits each month!  Click here to subscribe.

Recent Blog Posts

Wednesday’s Video Clip: 10 Ways to Get Information About Family Law

Wednesday’s Video Clip: 10 Ways to Get Information About Family Law In this video we discuss how there are many professional people, organizations and other sources that can help you or provide information about family law issues: 1. An information centre specializing in family justice 2. A parent education course for separating parents 3. Duty counsel […]... more »

Wife Dumps Husband Over Trump

Wife Dumps Husband Over Trump Recently I wrote about a man who was so desperate to leave his wife of 31 years that he robbed a bank in order to get thrown in jail. To add to the theme of “precipitous separations”, there was report in the U.S. recently of a 73-year-old woman, Gayle McCormick, […]... more »

Can a Parent be in Contempt When Kid Disobeys a Court Order?

Can a Parent be in Contempt When Kid Disobeys a Court Order? In many of the child custody and access cases I write about, the central dispute boils down to the fact that the parents of the child are at odds in terms of what custody arrangements they want and how much access they should […]... more »

Wednesday’s Video Clip: Confidentiality

Wednesday’s Video Clip: Confidentiality In this video we 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 belongs […]... more »

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