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The Week Ahead – May 21st

This week we will review: Wealthy Man and Former Model: Were They “Living Together” Despite Keeping Separate Residences?; and Is a Stay-At-Home Parent Entitled to Legal Costs If They Successfully Self-Represent?

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: The Value of a Neutral Family Professional

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The Week Ahead – May 13th

This week we will review:

The “Peanut Butter Incident” Helps Court Decide to Limit Father’s Access; and Could Husband Dip Into Savings to Pay $125,000 in Wife’s Costs? Court Finds Husband’s Evidence of “Undue Hardship” Lacking

Wednesday’s Video Clip: Benefits of Collaborative Practice

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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 »

The Week Ahead – May 6th

This week we will review:

Runaway Train: Using Collaborative Practice to Derail High Conflict Court Cases; and Can Alienated Dad Stop Paying Support for 29-Year Old Daughter?

Wednesday’s Video Clip: Top 5 Spousal Support Tips from Russell Alexander

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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.

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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

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