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When Ontario Divorced Parents Can’t Agree on Legal Guardians


I recently came across an interesting post “When Divorced Parents Can’t Agree on Legal Guardians“.

What happens if you are divorced and can’t come to an agreement with your ex-spouse as to who should raise your kids if something happens to you? Should you go ahead and document your own guardianship wishes anyway? And just whose wishes would hold up in court?

These are important questions with no simple answers.  But Cornwall Ontario Lawyer Michele Allinotte  takes a look at these important issues in her blog.  To read Michele’s views and her blog click here.

We will be featuring Michele Allinotte this Friday as a part our interview series with lawyers from across Canada (and beyond).

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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, 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. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Oshawa, Concord, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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