News Archives for January 2019

The Week Ahead – January 28th

This week we will review: Did Landlord Have Duty to Warn Woman of Fraudster Boyfriend? and; Long-Overdue Divorce Act Amendments Are Likely On the Horizon

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: How to Find More Information About Ontario Family Law

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The Conundrum of the Difficult Client – Slaw

 

Cited by John-Paul Boyd in Slaw, “Russell Alexander posted some comments yesterday on the recent decision in Kirby v Kirby that has given me pause for thought. As Alexander describes things, this case required an almost inconceivable 17 years to get to a final order, including a 10-day trial, due in part to the wife’s lack of representation.” Read full article heremore »

The Week Ahead – January 21st

This week we will review: Family Judge Says: “The Guidelines are Not a Price List” and; Court Comes Down Hard on Self-Represented Wife – And Orders $150,000 in Costs Against Her

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: Can an Ontario Support Agreement or Order Be Changed?

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The Week Ahead – January 14th

This week we will review: Jeff Bezos Does Not Have a Separation Agreement – But You Should! and; On Income Tax, Support Arrears, and Retroactive Support

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: Top 5 Questions About Spousal Support in Ontario, Canada

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Now Hiring: Receptionist / Junior Law Clerk

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers is currently seeking qualified applicants for an available full-time receptionist/junior law clerk position. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the law firm and supporting office initiatives. Strong work ethic, professional demeanor, team player, organizational and time management skills are essential.
 
Responsibilities:
Reception:
·         Manage incoming calls, take messages and transfer calls when necessary;
·         Book initial consultations following specific intake steps;
·         Scanning and copying documents;
·         Distribute incoming faxes, couriers, and mail;
·         Greeting clients in a friendly and professional manner;
·         File opening, client management, and processing more »

The Week Ahead – January 7th

This week we will review: Did Wife Need to Stay Home for 20 Years to Raise Kids? and; Did Wife’s Lawyer know of Husband’s Asset? Can Court Assume Wife Knew, Too?

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: What if my spouse doesn’t want a divorce?

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The Week Ahead – January 1st

This week we will review: Did Husband Own $17 Million in Properties? Or Only $80K Worth, as He Claimed? and; Ontario Court of Appeal Speaks Out on Need for Family Law Appeal Reform – Again

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: Our Book, “The Path to a Successful Divorce”

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