Collaborative Practice FAQs

Does collaborative divorce still include strict financial disclosure by both parties?

Yes. During the process of collaborative divorce, you and your partner will both have to complete the same level of financial disclosure as a regular divorce. Your collaborative lawyer will still pay just as much attention to detail in drafting your documents, and will ensure that you know your financial rights around property and support issues.

Collaborative lawyers will work with you to find a creative financial solution that feels fair for both you and your spouse. A benefit to this is that you may be more likely to end up with a solution that you feel good about, rather than relying on a judge to determine an outcome based on what they feel is right. Ultimately, collaborative divorce may provide you with more control over the financial outcome of your divorce.

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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), Lindsay, and Peterborough.

For more information, visit our website, or you can call us at: 905-655-6335.