News Archives for February 2013

City of Kawartha Lakes Lawyers Form New Collaborative Practice Group for Divorcing Couples

Kawartha Haliburton Collaborative Practice is an association of Family Law Counsel, Financial Professionals, Mental Health Professionals and Mediators who work together to highlight and promote the benefits of the Collaborative Process.

The goals of the Kawartha Haliburton Collaborative Practice are to assist divorcing/ common-law spouses and other couples work towards a mutually fair and equitable end to their relationship without the acrimony, anxiety and financial cost that often accompanies litigation, and to protect the integrity and health of family relationships. The Collaborative Practice is not about winners and losers. Our Collaborative Professionals assist the clients to communicate with respect, ultimately … more »

The Furry Friends 5km Race is back!

The Russell Alexander Team will again be participating in the Durham Furry Friends 5km Walk/Race in 2013. The race will take place on June 2, 2013 in Whitby, and members of the firm will be participating to raise funds for the Humane Society of Durham Region.

The firm encourages everyone in the community to participate in this great cause! Entrants may register alone or as a team. For more information, visit the Furry Friends Walk website. … more »

Justice Brownstone interviews Russell Alexander for Family Matters TV this month

In Justice Brownstone’s best-selling book Tug of War, he says that except for a limited category of situations, going to family court should be a last resort. Everyone knows that family court litigation is time-consuming, expensive, complicated, highly stressful and often unpredictable. In this much-anticipated episode of Family Matters, Justice Brownstone and Russell Alexander will elaborate on the alternatives to family court: mediation, collaborative law, and other innovative modalities that can help parents in dispute make peace, not war.
Justice Brownstone and Russell will review the ‘nuts and bolts’ of Collaborative Family Practice and how this model is increasingly being … more »