How Family Run Businesses can Survive and Thrive after Divorce One of the common fears of clients who own family-run businesses is how a divorce will affect the business they have spent their life building. While business owners have control over the work they put into their business and the legacy they are building for their […]... 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
A Crash Course on Paying for Kids’ Post-Secondary Education It’s almost back-to-school time, and with it comes the usual surge of expenses for parents. For separated or divorced parents of older children, the allocation of education costs can be contentious, particularly if the child has already completed one university or college degree, and is embarking […]... more »
Court Bars Condo Guests from Posting Interior Pics on Social Media The recent ruling in Zavet v. Herzog involved a preliminary motion brought by a woman named Alona, who was the long-time common-law partner of a very successful real estate developer named Sam. Although the Estate was still in the early stages of untangling his […]... more »
Wednesday’s Video Clip: How Long Does Child Support Continue in Ontario In Ontario, child support must be paid as long as the child remains a dependent. In this video, family lawyer Russell Alexander discusses how long child support continues and when a court, or parents, should consider stopping or terminating child support payments. At Russell […]... more »
Children and the Legal System — Appeal Court Rules on Kids’ Privacy and the Role of the OCL Being involved in the Canadian justice system is never easy on anyone. But especially for children, it can have long-range negative impact. As the Ontario court observed in a case called Graham v. Bruto: Children are among […]... more »