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Russell Alexander on CTV: Keeping your family intact

Russell Alexander recently appeared on CTV News to discuss the impact the pandemic has had on families. Mr. Alexander discussed how it appears divorce rates are beginning to spike due to the quarantine’s strain on relationships.

He also highlighted that for families to remain intact, it is important to keep balance in your lives. Every day feels the same during this period, so it is crucial to break up your days with hobbies. Another crucial thing to remember is that this pandemic is temporary.

For Mr. Alexander’s complete interview: Russell Alexander on CTVmore »

Russell Alexander Appeared on CJBK: Here’s What Families Can Do Amidst COVID-19

Divorce and separation are some of the most difficult times for families, and with the COVID-19 pandemic, the process has become much more complicated. Many Canadian families are subject to additional stressors due to health protocols. Russell Alexander has a few tips for families going through this difficult time:

  1. Take time apart: With quarantine and social distancing measures in place, many couples are spending an abnormal amount of time together. It is important for each person to maintain their independence in a relationship, therefore couples should set some time each day where they can each be alone. This can be
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The Week Ahead – May 25th

This week we will review:

Court Sends “Very Strong Signal” to Parents: “Don’t Engage in Hard-Ball Tactics”; and Court Chastises Father: “The Gamesmanship Must Come to an Immediate End”

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: Gift Card Giveaway – Draw to Announce Winner

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The Week Ahead – May 19th

This week we will review: 

Monday – Family Law Now, Ep. 32: Divorce H.E.L.P.

Tuesday – Runaway Train: Using Collaborative Methods to Derail High Conflict Court Cases

Wednesday – Divorce H.E.L.P. Video Clip

Thursday – “It’s 2020”: Court Rejects Objections to COVID-19 Prompted Videoconferencing

Learn more by visiting familyllb.commore »

We’re hiring

Due to an increase in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeking an experienced family law lawyer, with a minimum of 4 years experience, to join our rapidly growing boutique family law firm with offices in Toronto,  Markham, Whitby, Oshawa, Lindsay and Peterborough. We are fully equipped to service our clients remotely. Compensation may exceed $200,000 for motivated candidates. Apply in confidence to ria@russellalexander.com.… more »

The Week Ahead – May 11

This week we will review:

Monday – Child “Deserves Better”: Court Orders Parents to Stop Using Nasty Texts as Their Sole Means of Communication

Wednesday’s Video Clip – Our New Normal in Lindsay, ON.

Thursday – Family Law Now: Spousal Support and Pandemic Part 3

Friday – Courts Say “Enough is Enough” to Vexatious Litigants

Learn more by visiting familyllb.commore »

CHEX News at 6 on Global Peterborough: Russell Alexander law firm delivers pizzas to Peterborough Regional Health Centre

During our latest Save a Slice installment, we brought pizza to our healthcare heroes in Peterborough.

We ordered close to 100 individual-sized pizzas from Night Kitchen, who delivered them to the ER department at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

With the COVID-19 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.

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The Week Ahead – May 4th

This week we will review:

Monday – Settle Your Divorce Terms in Less Than Seven Days

Tuesday – What’s the Value of Goodwill in a Business?

Wednesday – Ontario Child Support During Pandemic: Full Video

Thursday –  Court Confirms Near-$1 Million Loan from Father to Son – But then Values it at $0 For Equalization Purposes

Friday – Helping Family Businesses Survive the Pandemic and Divorce

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In the news: Watch the full interview with Russell Alexander on 680 News

Russ was invited to join Richard of 680 News over a zoom call to discuss higher divorce rates due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“The studies we’re seeing from China and the UK indicate that divorce rates are spiking,” said Russell Alexander. “We haven’t seen this happening in Canada just yet, but if this goes on for several more months, we may see a spike in divorce.”

Watch the full interview.… more »