Court to Delinquent Husband: If You Don’t Play By the Rules, You Don’t Get to Play A while ago I reported on one of several decisions in the ongoing litigation saga in Schwilgin v. Szivy, where the self-represented husband had made some procedural missteps in his divorce dispute with the wife. He had brought a […]... 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: 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 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? 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 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 »