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Congratulations to the Russell Alexander Law Firm Scholarship Winner

BROOKLIN, ON, August 27, 2019 — Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers, a family law firm committed to providing customized family law solutions, is excited to announce their scholarship recipient for the 2019/2020 academic year.  The recipient was selected based on a written essay, academic achievement, extracurricular participation, and community service.

After carefully reviewing all submissions, the Russell Alexander Law Firm Scholarship Fund was awarded to Lauren Kay of Mississauga, Ontario, as pictured above. She will receive $2,000 towards her post-secondary education. Lauren will be attending McMaster University this fall where she will be studying Humanities, Philosophy, and Law.

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The Week Ahead – July 16, 2019

This Week We Will Review

 

Today: Dad Wrests Custody After Mom Alienates Kids From Him

 

Wednesday’s Video Clip: 10 Tips About Collaborative Practice Agreements

Thursday: Dad’s Poverty Claim Foiled by Instagram Posts

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Welcome to the team, Carolyn!

Carolyn Warner is an associate lawyer at Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Law Lawyers. She has practiced family law exclusively for over eight years since her call to the bar in 2011. She is committed to providing her clients with empathy and sound advice and prides herself on approaching all cases with an analytical and tenacious mind-set.

Carolyn graduated from York University in the top 5% of her graduating class, having earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Law & Society and Sociology. She attended the University of Windsor Law School where she earned an award for outstanding ability in

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Top Blogs & Websites to Follow in 2019

Feedspot recognizes FamilyLLB in their lists for Top 100 Divorce Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2019, Top 80 Family Law Blogs & Websites For Solving Family Disputes in 2019, and Top 100 Canada Law Blogs & Websites for Canadian Lawyers using search and social metrics.

 

 

 

Visit FamilyLLB.com for our Canadian Divorce & Family Law Blog Website to learn more.

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Russell Alexander in Law Times

 

 

 

The situation is further complicated by the self-represented litigant not knowing what they don’t know, says Russell Alexander, principle of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers based in the Whitby area.

They might be able to share in an asset, like a pension or an investment. But if they don’t know that they have a right to that, the issue may not be raised and the opportunity is forfeited, he says.

“The basic tenet of any agreement in Ontario is you want proper disclosure so you can make an informed decision as to the compromises you make,” he … more »

The Week Ahead – June 17th


This week we will review:

 

 

Tick, Tock: What’s the Legal Deadline for Trying to Set Aside a Separation Agreement?

 

 

 

Court Says: Being Abusive to Your Child’s Other Parent = Bad Parenting

 

 

 

Wednesday’s Video Clip: Benefits of Collaborative Practice… more »

Win 2 Tickets to NBA Finals Game 7 – Instagram Contest

Enter on Instagram for a chance to WIN 2 Tickets to NBA Finals Game 7 (if necessary) at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on June 16, 2019 🏀

The first 1000 eligible contestants will be entered into the draw.

Only eligible contestants who Subscribe to FamilyLLB on YouTube can earn a second bonus entry.

Contest ends on June 13, 2019 at 11:59 pm EST.

Winner will be announced on Friday afternoon June 14, 2019. Video of the draw will be posted on Instagram.

For full rules, regulations, terms and conditions, visit: RaptorsContest-RulesandRegulations-v2.PDF

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Win FREE Tickets – Jays vs. Yankees

Enter now on Instagram for a chance to win FREE tickets to see Jays vs. Yankees! ⚾️

 

Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees at the Rogers Centre on June 5th, 2019. To enter, go to this post on Instagram @familyllb and comment tagging up to 3 people you’d bring to the game with you. Watch the draw to announce the winner Live on Instagram at 12pm EST on May 29, 2019. 🎟 Winner has up to 48 hours to claim their tickets 🎫

 

 

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Welcome back, Sarah

Sarah returns to the intake team at Russell Alexander’s office after another term abroad working on her post secondary education. We’re happy to have you back, Sarah!

 

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Welcome to the team, Amber-Leigh DuBreuil

 

Amber joined Russell Alexander in February 2019.  She is involved in all aspects of the client experience.  She is relied upon for answering incoming calls, arranging telephone and in–office appointments and greeting clients in a prompt and compassionate, yet professional manner.  She provides assistance to the lawyers at the firm by finalizing documents and correspondence, as well as assisting with file management.

Amber is a certified law clerk and a licensed paralegal.  She graduated from York University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society with a minor in Womens Studies.  Prior to joining Russell Alexander, Amber worked … more »