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Will I save time and money with a limited scope retainer?

Written by Russell Alexander ria@russellalexander.com / (905) 655-6335

Having a lawyer take carriage of certain parts of your case will alleviate some of the burden of handling your own family law dispute. When you retain a lawyer to perform specified tasks in your case, you will save time by not having to do those tasks yourself. While spending money to save money seems counterintuitive, it is not when you consider the likely alternative—a general retainer. A limited scope retainer undoubtedly saves you money when compared to full legal representation under a general retainer. The amount of time and money you save depends on the nature and complexity of the issues in your specific case.

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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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