FAQs Unbundled Legal Services

What types of legal services are available under a limited scope retainer?

Common legal services offered under a limited scope retainer include the following:

  • Legal opinions – a general legal opinion concerning your family law matter and/or ongoing consultations;
  • Drafting services – drafting of the written materials for your case (e.g., demand letters, pleadings, written submissions);
  • Coaching services – preparing you for mediation, conferences and/or trial;
  • Litigation services – advocating on your behalf as your lawyer of record at limited court appearances; or
  • Legal Research – researching the law as it relates to moving your matter forward before a court.

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About the author

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.