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Limited Scope Retainers: How do I decide which types of legal services I need help with for my family law matter?

First, you need to figure out what your case may entail. You may want to consult with a family law lawyer to get a sense of what a typical family law case involves. Second, you need to figure out what you can or cannot do on your own. To determine what you can or cannot handle on your own, you should assess your strengths and weaknesses. Once these determinations are made, you will be in a position to make an informed decision about which parts of your case you need help with.

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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.