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How to get divorced without going broke

Russ caught up with Carola Vyhnak from the Toronto Star to share tips and advice on navigating a divorce without going broke. Check out the full article here.

He also talked about his new book, “Everything You Need to Know About Divorce,” hitting shelves later this year. In the book, Russ discusses options such as alternative dispute resolution, four-way settlement meetings and collaborative practice, which his experience has shown to be less contentious and less stressful ways for a couple to make tough decisions on mutually-owned property, custody arrangements, alimony and child support.

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The Week Ahead – July 28th

This week we will review: Did Husband’s Poor Character Justify Marriage Annulment Based on Fraud?; and The Laws Around the Non-Consummation of a Marriage: Which Jurisdiction’s Laws Govern

Wednesday’s Video Clip: 10 Ways to Get Information About Family Law

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Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada from everyone here at Russell Alexander Family Lawyers!

Have a wonderful day!

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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 »

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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International Women’s Day

On March 8th, 2019 Russell Alexander hosted an event to celebrate all the women who work in his offices. The Managing Associate Lawyer, Nafisa Nazarali, started off the day by sharing her journey as a woman in the corporate world. She talked about the obstacles and challenges thrown her way simply because of her gender. While being faced with discrimination time and time again, she began to lose hope for her future, her career and her passion.

Nafisa said, “Women have to be resilient,” and even when she was discouraged by many, she found waves of strength. She mentioned … more »

The Week Ahead – February 4th

This week we will review: Does Employer Discriminate Against Woman Who Lacked Child-Care?; and Can Scam Immigration Marriage Be Annulled?

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: How Long Does Child Support Continue in Ontario?

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2018 Russell Alexander Charitable Giving Fund – Part 2

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers brought toys, joy, and a $500 donation to A Place Called Home. Thank you to everyone who came by the Lindsay office to drop off new unwrapped toys for the first annual toy drive! See photos below…

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The Week Ahead – December 11th







This week we will review: Supreme Court of Canada Hands Down Landmark Ruling on Text Message Privacy; Naughty or Nice? The Live Issue of Harassment in the Legal Industry

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: How Do You Arrange For Child Support To Be Paid?

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