Cited by John-Paul Boyd in Slaw, “Russell Alexander posted some comments yesterday on the recent decision in Kirby v Kirby that has given me pause for thought. As Alexander describes things, this case required an almost inconceivable 17 years to get to a final order, including a 10-day trial, due in part to the wife’s lack of representation.” Read full article here… more »
We are pleased to announce that we have published a new section on our Divorce Information Centre entitled, Representing Yourself In An Ontario Family Matter. For more information on getting started with self-representation, click here.
New information on family law separations and divorce is shared regularly on our Divorce Information Centre. Stay tuned for more!… more »
Russell Alexander was interviewed for a story written by Marg. Bruineman for Law Times.
Many of the changes to the Divorce Act, including the move away from the language such as sole custody and access, which he describes as fighting words locking people into positions, toward the gentler parenting time has largely been adopted by family lawyers…
“It’s really child-focused legislation,” he says. “Ultimately, it’s going to be better for families.”
The 2016 Canadian Law Blog Awards are announced each New Years Eve, and Russell Alexander is pleased to share that Family LLB has been chosen as the recipient of the Clawbie Best Practitioner Award.
What is a Clawbie?
The Canadian Law Blog Awards, a.k.a. the Clawbies, are a project started back in 2006 with the goal of highlighting great blogs published by the Canadian legal industry… The Clawbies are intended to be a showcase of Canadian legal blogging, and to promote a sense of community.
Developed by legal counsel at Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers, Ontario Divorce Help is an online resource that delivers answers to many common questions about Ontario family law. From the initial stages of marital separation, to longer-term disputes related to issues such as child custody or support payments, we answer the most frequently asked questions (“FAQs”) that we hear about marital disputes in Ontario, Canada.
While the majority of our website is delivered in this “Question and Answer” format, we are also a growing resource and looking to add new material collections — and in a variety of formats! So … more »