In the media: Ontario lawyer releases second book on divorce and includes chapter on divorce during a pandemic
SUDBURY — Ont
Ontario collaborative family lawyer Russell Alexander delayed the release of his second book because of the pandemic; however, the delay allowed him to add another chapter.
“We started to get a bunch of new questions from clients that we hadn’t received,” said Alexander.
“Initially the questions were about getting the courts open. If I have a court order and an agreement can I enforce it?”
Alexander, whose home base is Lindsay, Ont., said some parents were using the pandemic as a way to change custody of their children.
“They were complaining the other spouse was a health-care worker or a first responder,” he said. “And some parents were just not returning their children.”