Firm News

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 – March 4th

This week we will review: Former Shark Tank Star Ordered to Pay Ex-Wife $125,000 Per Month in Support; and Court Decides it Can Order “Reunification Therapy” To Repair Fractured Parent-Relationship

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: How To Use Technology To Improve Your Family Law Practice

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Divorce Information Centre – New Section

We are pleased to announce a new section on our website’s Divorce Information Centre resource titled, Working With Your Divorce Lawyer.

This new page provides access to information including:

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We Are Now Seeking an Associate Family Lawyer

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers is growing and we are seeking an Associate Family Lawyer to join our team! We practice exclusively in all areas of family law at multiple office locations in Ontario. We provide the opportunity to work remotely up to three days a week.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $150,000.00 – $200,000.00

Required skills and knowledge:
• Qualified to practice law in Ontario;
• Minimum of 3 years experience in Family Law and litigation;
• Interest and/or Certification in Collaborative Practice;
• Ability to work independently and in a team-environment;
• Strong and effective analytical and problem-solving skills, … more »

The Week Ahead – February 25th

This week we will review: Woman Acquiesced to Sham Marriage for Fear of Losing Her Job – Was She Under Duress; and Mom Unilaterally Pays for Kids’ Special Expenses for School – Years Later, Should Dad Be Expected to Contribute

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: Saving the Golden Goose – How a Family Business Can Survive After Divorce

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The Week Ahead – February 18th

This week we will review: Court Strikes Down Law Barring Platonic Parents from Adopting; and Despite Canadian Order, Court in India Refuses to Allow Child’s Return

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: Can a parent be kept from seeing their child if they do not pay child support?

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The Week Ahead – February 11th

This week we will review: Marriage Annulment 101 and; The Family Law Limited Scope Services Project

On Wednesday we have a video clip about: Can a common-law couple adopt a child?

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