News Archives for April 2020

Ontario’s Russell Alexander Law Firm ‘Save a Slice’ Initiative Delivers Pizzas to First Responders For Fourth Week in a Row

LINDSAY, ONTARIO—Notable Ontario family lawyer Russell Alexander and his legal team have arranged for 50 pizzas to be sent to Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, April 29, as part of its new “Save a Slice” initiative, now in its fourth week, to help health care workers and restaurant employees on the front lines of the coronavirus.

“With this pandemic now in its second month, we are appreciative of all the hard work that our nurses, doctors and other medical professionals on the front line are doing every day,” said Alexander. “We hope these pizzas will remind them of everyone … more »

The Week Ahead – April 27th

This week we will review the following:

Monday – Pandemic, Social Distancing, and Adultery

Tuesday – Pandemic and Adjusted Procedures: Courts are Helping Lawyers… To Help You

Wednesday – Professional’s Guide to Working at Home: Full Webinar Video

Thursday – Did Reconciliation Undo All of Couple’s Separation Agreement – or Only Part?

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Announcing the release of Russell Alexander’s new  e-book: Child Access and Custody during the Pandemic

Announcing the release of Russell Alexander’s new  e-book: Child Access and Custody during the Pandemic

Russell Alexander, family law lawyer and author based out of Lindsay, Ontario with a passion for helping people with all aspects of family law matters, is excited to announce the release of his latest e-book: Child Access and Custody during the Pandemic written in collaboration with Nafisa Nazarali and Carolyn Warner.

“No one can deny that this is a stressful time,” said Mr. Alexander. “However, now more than ever, parents must look for ways to cooperate and do what is best for their children.”

This … more »

Ontario’s Russell Alexander Law Firm Sends Pizzas to Toronto General Hospital

Divorce firm’s ‘Save a Slice’ effort is now in its third week of helping health care workers

LINDSAY, ONTARIO—Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers sent 50 pizzas to Toronto General Hospital over the weekend as part of its new “Save a Slice” initiative to help health care workers and restaurant employees on the frontlines of the coronavirus.

“We’ve gotten tremendous feedback from ‘Save a Slice’ initiative,” said Russell Alexander, founder of the firm. “We’re glad that we’ve found a way to help keep restaurants in business while recognizing the health-care workers on the front lines of this pandemic.”

The Lindsay, Ontario … more »

Week Ahead – April 20th

This week we will review the following:

Monday – Family Law Now: Top 20 COVID-19 Questions about Ontario Child Custody

Tuesday: Save a Slice – Toronto East General Hospital

Wednesday’s Video: Top 20 COVID-19 Questions about Ontario Child Custody

Thursday: An Update on our New Book!

Friday: Family Law Now: Spousal Support and the Pandemic

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Week Ahead – April 13th

This week we will review the following:

Monday – Family Law Now, Ep. 22: Spousal Support Part II

Tuesday – Child Support Obligations during Covid-19

Wednesday – How to Use Technology to Improve Your Family Law Practice

Thursday – Spousal Support during the Pandemic: Rights, Obligations & Remedies

Friday – Common Questions on the Pandemic and Divorces Answered

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Russell Alexander Sends Pizzas to Lakeridge Health Oshawa to Recognize First Responders

On Saturday, April 11, 2020, Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers sent 50 pizzas to the Emergency Department at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

As part of its “Save a Slice” initiative, the pizzas were sent from local Brothers Ristorante in
three deliveries to Lakeridge Health Oshawa to ensure that each shift gets some food. As part of
its inaugural event last Saturday, April 4, the firm ordered 50 pizzas from Lindsay, Ontario
Italian restaurant Pane Vino to the emergency room of Ross Memorial.

“Health care workers are working hard to save the lives of so many of the infected, while
restaurant workers … more »

Week Ahead – April 6th

This week we will review

 

 

Monday – Family Law Now Ep. 26: Ontario Courts to Paperless – Could COVID-19 Drive Digital Change?

Tuesday – Save a Slice: Our Efforts to Help Hospital Staff

Tuesday – Will Livestreaming from Divorce Court Be the new Wave of the future?

Wednesday’s Video Clip: Ontario Courts to Paperless – Could COVID-19 Drive Digital Change?

Thursday – COVID-19 Plagues Assets: The Rich are Divorcing Now While Assets Dip

Friday – Children’s Consent to Therapeutic Treatment Explained… more »

In the news: Russ Speaks with Colin Freeze from the Globe and Mail

Coronavirus pandemic adds complexity to parental-access battles

A week after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, Kevin Reid received a text from his ex-wife.

“Based on the pandemic that is happening right now, the kids will be staying home until further notice,” it read.

Under the terms of their divorce agreement, he is supposed to have the kids every other weekend and on Wednesday evenings. He hasn’t seen his children, an 11-year-old son and nine-year-old daughter, since receiving that text more than three weeks ago.

“I understand the seriousness of the situation. But at the same time, I … more »

Ontario’s Russell Alexander Law Firm Gives Back to First Responders, Restaurant Employees with New Food Initiative

LINDSAY, ONTARIO—Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers has started a new weekly program to help two groups struggling during the coronavirus pandemic: first responders and restaurant workers.

With its “Save a Slice” initiative, an effort to provide food for first responders, the Ontario family law firm is buying pizza from local eateries and sending it to health care professionals on the front lines of the response.

For its inaugural event today, April 4, the firm ordered 50 pizzas from Lindsay, Ontario Italian restaurant Pane Vino to be delivered to the emergency room of Ross Memorial, a local hospital, to feed … more »