News Archives for April 2019

Welcome to the team, Lori Dubin

Lori studied for her LLB at Osgoode Hall Law School, graduated in 2003 and was called to the bar after a year of Articling for a prominent Toronto firm. She’s trained new lawyers at the Law Society of Ontario’s Law Practice Program, acted as an articling principle, adjunct professor at various institutions, and commentator on Court TV Canada. Lori is an active member of the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Toronto Family Law Association.

Welcome to the team, Lori Dubin!… more »

Hold The Date

Kawartha Collaborative Practice AGM event will tentatively take place on June 5th, 2019. This will be a dinner into the evening event. More details to follow.
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The Week Ahead – April 29th






This week we will review:

Cross-Border Kid:  Where Should Kid with Dual Citizenship Live and Attend School?; and Wife’s Support Premised on Speedy Return to Work – Is 22 Years Long Enough?

Wednesday’s Video Clip: How To Use Technology to Improve your Family Law Practice

Learn more by visiting familyllb.commore »

OCLF & OAFM Conference Speaker

Russell Alexander will be presenting at the OCLF & OAFM joint conference alongside Jason Kwiatkowski, Carrie Heinzl, and Carolyn McAlpine. The conference will take place at the Brookstreet Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario from May 2nd to 4th, 2019. Read the workshop speaker bios on Russell Alexander and other conference workshop presenters online.

Previous Conference Workshops by Russell Alexander:

Saving The Golden Goose, IACP – Seattle, Washington

How To Use Technology To Improve Your Family Law Practice, LSO – Toronto, Ontario

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Welcome to the team, Jennifer Diamond

Our team continues to grow with our newest member, Jennifer Diamond! Jennifer has joined Russell Alexander as a Law Clerk. She will be stationed in our Lindsay office for the majority of the week and in the Brooklin office on Wednesdays.

Jennifer received a dual diploma and was on the Deans list at Sir Sanford Fleming College for Law Clerk and Paralegal. She has taken courses in Computer Security & Investigations and Preparatory Health Science.

Jennifer’s hobbies include soccer, snowboarding, guitar, journaling, four wheeling, baking, and travelling. She aspires to experience more of the world by travelling to remote locations. … more »

The Week Ahead – April 22nd

This week we will review: When Can You Vary a “Final” Spousal Support Order on an Interim Basis; and Father’s Income Cut By Half – Can Support Arrears of More Than $70,000 Be Wiped Out?

Wednesday’s Video Clip: Sharing our Gratitude

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The Week Ahead – April 15th

This week we will review: New Supreme Court of Canada Ruling on What Constitutes a “Reasonable Expectation of Privacy”; and Can Husband Be Forced to Obtain a Separate Home Appraisal?

Wednesday’s Video Clip: We’re Here to Help!

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Family Lawyers Take the Rink

The Oshawa Curling Club hosted Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers for an evening of team building earlier this week.

First a training session to start everyone off:

Finessing sweeping techniques…





















And they’re off!

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The Week Ahead – April 8th

This week we will review: Should Court Trust the Expert Opinion of Asset Valuators?; and Divorce Law 101: Which Former Spouse Gets the Half-Billion Dollar Yacht?

On Wednesday we have video clip about: Is looking at their financial documents spying?

Learn more by visiting familyllb.commore »