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: Top 5 questions about spousal support in Ontario, Canada

Wednesday’s Video Clip: Top 5 questions about spousal support in Ontario, Canada In this video we review 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 »

Should Pacemaker Evidence Be Used to Catch Cheaters?

Should Pacemaker Evidence Be Used to Catch Cheaters? I have written several times before about some of the more novel uses of the information that can be gleaned from social media, for example the use in Family Law of evidence taken from Facebook. Some of our previous posts include: Facebook as a Source of Evidence In […]... more »

Wednesday’s Video Clip: How are child payments taxed?

Wednesday’s Video Clip: How are child payments taxed? In this video we discuss the tax consequences of child support. Parents who receive child support payments under an agreement or court order made after April 30, 1997, do not have to include those payments in their taxable income. Parents who make these payments cannot deduct the payments […]... more »

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