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Social Media “Smoking Gun” Evidence Thwarts Income Assistance Eligibility

Posted September 11, 2018

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Social Media “Smoking Gun” Evidence Thwarts Income Assistance Eligibility

In several prior posts, Facebook or other social media evidence has been a factor in a court’s decision on various Family law matters, most often relating to child custody and access.

For something on this same theme yet still a little out -of-the-ordinary, I noted a recent decision from pertaining to Income ...

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School’s About to Start:  Who Pays to Transport the Kids?

Posted September 6, 2018

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School’s About to Start:  Who Pays to Transport the Kids?

September is back-to-school time.   It can be a challenging time for parents generally, but when there is a separation or divorce in the mix, there can be a lot of fine-tuning getting kids to-and-from school.  A very recent Ontario court illustrates some of the difficulties ...

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How to Use Technology to Improve Your Family Law Practice

Posted September 5, 2018

It's more common than ever: family lawyers are using technology to enhance efficiencies, to market legal services, and to operate the business side of their practices. Do you know what tools and apps are out there that can help you? Are you up to date on the latest possibilities? Learn how to appropriately integrate technology to transform your practice while ensuring you comply with the ...

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Wednesday’s Video Clip: Child Support & Access Rights in Ontario

Posted September 5, 2018

Wednesday's Video Clip: Child Support & Access Rights in Ontario

In this video we discuss child support in relationship to access rights. A parent cannot cut off contact to a child simply because child support is not being paid.

At Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues including: ...

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Husband Squanders Family Money, Quits a Good Job, and Moves Back to Poland – Can He Avoid Paying Spousal Support?

Posted September 5, 2018

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Husband Squanders Family Money, Quits a Good Job, and Moves Back to Poland – Can He Avoid Paying Spousal Support?

The couple were polish immigrants, who immigrated to Canada in the late 1980s.  They separated after 20 years of marriage.  The marriage was traditional one, with the electrician husband being the major breadwinner, and the wife taking care of the home ...

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Was 47 Trips to Court Enough to Make Wife a “Vexatious Litigant”?

Posted August 30, 2018

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Was 47 Trips to Court Enough to Make Wife a “Vexatious Litigant”?

In McKee v. McKee, the 79-year-old husband brought a motion to have his 71-year-old former wife declared a “vexatious litigant,” which designation would prevent her from directly or indirectly bringing anything to court without the permission of a judge – i.e. any action, application, motion or proceeding.   The ...

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Wednesday’s Video Clip: Sharing Our Gratitude

Posted August 29, 2018

Wednesday's Video Clip: Sharing Our Gratitude

Our staff recognizes the value in experiencing and spreading gratitude. We often express our thankful thoughts with each other, and today we chose to share them with you! What are you grateful for? Let us know in the comments ...

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Could Mom Unilaterally Bump Up Kid’s Ballet Lessons – And Ask Dad to Pay His Share?

Posted August 28, 2018

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Could Mom Unilaterally Bump Up Kid’s Ballet Lessons – And Ask Dad to Pay His Share?

The very recent decision in Young v. Zaatri addressed a small, but important issue to the separated parents of an aspiring young ballerina:  Could one of them unilaterally increase their child’s level of participation in a sport or activity, and thereby unilaterally increase the other ...

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