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

Court Curbs Father’s Social Media Activity

Court Curbs Father’s Social Media Activity The decision a case called Cooper v. Primeau serves as good illustration of the level of detail that a court must address, in disputes between parents and former spouses.   In this ruling, the court took specific aim at the father’s habit of posting derogatory comments about the mother on […]... more »

Wednesday’s Video Clip: Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers

Wednesday’s Video Clip: Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers At Russell Alexander Family Lawyers, we are committed to practicing exclusively in the area of family law. As a result, our team is experienced in dealing with all aspects of family law matters, including: Separation and divorce Child custody and access Child support Spousal support The Family Responsibility […]... more »

Court Issues Important Ruling on “Double Wills”

Court Issues Important Ruling on “Double Wills” In some circumstances, we recommend  that clients prepare a “double” Will – more properly referred to as a “primary” Will and a “secondary” Will for a single testator.  The primary Will deals with estate assets that require probate; the secondary Will covers assets that can be transferred to […]... more »

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers’ First Annual Holiday Toy Drive

  Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers are pleased to announce the start of their First Annual Holiday Toy Drive. This year the drive will be supporting Bethesda House located in the Durham Region and A Place Called Home located in The City of Kawartha Lakes. New, unwrapped gift donations can be made in the Brooklin […]... more »

Can a Parent’s Substance Addiction Justify His or Her Unemployment?

Can a Parent’s Substance Addiction Justify His or Her Unemployment? I have written several prior Blogs that showcase the court’s power under the Child Support Guidelines to “impute” income to a deliberately unemployed or under-employed parent, so that a proper calculation can be made as to the child support that he or she may owe […]... more »

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