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At Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers, we understand that divorce is among the most stressful life experiences anyone can go through. It can be logistically, emotionally, and financially draining. Divorce is never easy, we help make it easier.

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Services

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Separation & Divorce

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Parenting Time & Decision Making

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Child Support

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Spousal Support

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Property Division

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Enforcement of Court Orders

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Family Responsibility Office (FRO) & Default Hearings

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Cohabitation & Separation Agreements

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ADR, Mediation & Collaborative Practice

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Child Protection (Children’s Aid Society)

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Grandparents

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Family Dispute Resolution Centre

Testimonials

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“[RIA] performed professionally through some difficult experiences and never waivered from my original request. No surprises, just a responsive, professional and personable team that got great results.” – Lynn Allen

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“Russell and his staff were thorough all through my settlement. They made a debilitating time in my life simpler by keeping me informed all the way. His insight and genuineness kept me steady.” – Darlene Small

Our Team

We work as a team to help guide our clients through separation and divorce. While we work in a collaborative fashion, clients who retain our firm will have one lawyer and law clerk dedicated to bringing their file to resolution.

Russell Alexander

Founder & Senior Partner

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James Alexander

Associate Lawyer

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Stephanie Brooks

Associate Lawyer

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Resources

We work to ensure you go through this process with as little stress as possible. Check out our complimentary resources and social media channels to learn more about divorce and family law in Ontario.

FamilyLLB Blog

Family Law Now Podcast

Upcoming Virtual Events

Ontario Divorce Information Centre

News & Community Events

Now Hiring Two Associate Family Lawyers

Now Hiring Two Associate Family Lawyers

We are hiring 2 family law Associate Lawyers with 5+ years experience. At Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers (RIA), it’s more than the law… we are passionate about helping people and making a difference in the lives of others. We are seeking 2 lawyers with a minimum of 5 years experience, to join our rapidly growing law firm with offices in Toronto, Concord, Markham, Whitby, Oshawa, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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Alternatives to Family Court

Alternatives to Family Court

The latest addition to our Divorce Information Centre covers strategies outside the family courts, including Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) and Small Claims Court.

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Media Centre: The latest on Zoom divorces

Media Centre: The latest on Zoom divorces

Check out the latest stories in our media centre. RIA lawyers have been quoted on stories ranging from online hearings to the rights of common law spouses. Our 2022 coverage comes in from Law Times, Toronto Star, CTV, and more!

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Locations

We serve clients across all of Ontario with offices in Toronto, Concord, Markham, Oshawa, Whitby, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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