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In the news: Russ disusses marriages in Canada impacted due to the pandemic on Global News Radio

Russell Alexander recently appeared on Global News Radio to discuss the impact the pandemic has had on marriages in Canada, what options are available right now and what recommendations he has for couples to achieve a successful divorce.

Mr. Alexander discussed the possible factors contributing to the spike in divorces in Ontario and how couple’s can manage the added tension quarantine can create. Mr. Alexander highlights how, as routines are being turned completely upside down, underlying stress that may have previously existed in a relationship is now bubbling to the top as a result of social isolation. If the strain … more »

Our team is growing!

We are excited to announce that lawyer Bill Rogers has joined Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers.

Bill’s undergraduate degree is from Trinity College, University of Toronto, in music and philosophy, and his law degree is from Queen’s, where he won several academic prizes.

Bill grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario, and relocated to Toronto to attend university. In addition to playing music with his band Soul Custody, he enjoys doing amateur stand-up comedy and traveling abroad with his wife. He is also an award-winning journalist published in The Lawyers Weekly, National Post, and The Globe and Mail.… more »

The Week Ahead – June 22nd

This week we will review: Ontario Court Unconvinced that Sharia Laws Precluded Mother’s Fair Hearing in Kuwait; and How Ontario Family Law Cases Can Differ from Those That Simply Involve Families

Wednesday’s Video Clip: What is a Limited Scope Retainer?

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The Week Ahead – June 15th

This week we will review: Divorce Act Changes Implementation Pushed to 2021; and Courts Will Not Return to Business As Usual Until Vaccine

On Wednesday we have a video clip on: Settle Your Divorce Terms in Less Than Seven Days

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Ontario Family Lawyer’s New Book Answers Your Questions on Divorce and the Pandemic

Seasoned lawyer Russell Alexander delayed the release to update with coronavirus concerns

LINDSAY, ONTARIO—In his second book, noted Ontario family lawyer Russell Alexander is
answering the questions he faces most frequently from clients considering a divorce, including
ones he’s gotten during the coronavirus pandemic.

“Divorce law is always a difficult subject,” said Alexander. “But the coronavirus has only added
to the confusion and stress, with courtrooms closed and parents negotiating ad hoc solutions to
the quarantine. My goal with this book was to answer questions I get all the time as well as ones
I have received time and again … more »

The Week Ahead – June 8th

This week we will review: Can You Commit Civil “Conspiracy” Against Your Spouse?; and Parents Are At Odds About Whether They Reached an Accord

Wednesday’s Video Clip Helping Family Businesses Survive the Pandemic and Divorce

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