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

Can Court Order be Set Aside Due to Wife’s ADHD?

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 »

With Joint and Shared Custody, Can There Still be a “Primary Caregiver”?

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

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 »

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