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"Russell changed my life – with dignity, integrity – and all out of court. I stopped worrying when I retained him. Collaborative practice is just better practice." - Sarah V.

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Couple Ask Court to Declare Their Marriage Void – So That They Can Marry Each Other a Second Time

Posted June 27, 2019

Couple Asks Court to Declare Their Marriage Void - So That They Can Marry Each Other a Second Time

A few months ago, we reported on a decision that required the court to untangle the complicated love-life a thrice-married man.

In another recent case, a married couple named Elizabeth and Patrick mutually asked the court to declare them “un-married” by way of an annulment – but only so that they can ...

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Wednesday’s Video Clip: How Long Does Child Support Continue in Ontario

Posted June 26, 2019

Wednesday's Video Clip: How Long Does Child Support Continue in Ontario

At Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders.  For more information, visit us ...

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Woman Loses Support Bid from Man with “Harem” of Others

Posted June 25, 2019

Woman Loses Support Bid from Man with "Harem" of Others

In an Ontario case involving unmarried romantic partners, the court was asked to examine the contours of precisely when a dating relationship turns into something more – at least in the eyes of the law.  The court began its judgment this way:

 Can a romantic partner – even one in an apparently close and loving relationship for several years ...

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Family Law Now | Episode 2: Top 10 Things You Should Know About Collaborative Practice

Posted June 24, 2019

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Episode Info
On this episode, hosted by Russell Alexander with special guest Jason Isenberg, two collaborative family lawyers discuss the process, resources, and the various benefits for clients who choose collaborative. Tune in to Family Law Now to learn more!
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Court Says: Being Abusive to Your Child’s Other Parent = Bad Parenting

Posted June 20, 2019

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Court Says: Being Abusive to Your Child’s Other Parent = Bad Parenting

In a recent Ontario decision involving a child custody and access determination, the court made a rather sweeping – though likely not incorrect – conclusion:
“[A]busing the other parent of your child be it verbally or in writing, is bad parenting.”
The facts of the case were chronicled ...

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Wednesday’s Video Clip: Enforceable Marriage Contracts

Posted June 19, 2019

 
What makes a marriage contract enforceable?
• Ensure the contract is in accordance with the prevailing law,

• Financial disclosure from both parties,

• Disclosure of all assets,

• Disclosure of all debts,

• The contract should be a product of full and fair negotiation.

 

Answer provided by family lawyer, Lori Dubin.

At Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers our focus is exclusively family law, offering ...

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Tick, Tock: What’s the Legal Deadline for Trying to Set Aside a Separation Agreement?

Posted June 18, 2019

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Tick, Tock: What’s the Legal Deadline for Trying to Set Aside a Separation Agreement?

In a recent case called F.K. v. E.A. the court was asked to rule on a novel question: If a spouse wants a court order setting aside his or her signed separation agreement as invalid, what is the deadline for applying? And when does it begin to ...

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Divorce Information Centre – New Section

Posted June 14, 2019

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Divorce Information Centre announces an additional resource today titled, Separation – The Beginning of the End to provide access to information including:

How to Know Your Date of Separation and Why It's Important
"Separated" But Still Living Together - Putting the Test to the Case
At What Point Do Relationships Officially End?
Not Living Under the ...

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