Podcast: Family Law Now

Family Law Now | Episode 3: Office of the Children’s Lawyer

Episode Info

On this episode, hosted by Russell Alexander with special guest Jarret Johnston, a children’s lawyer explains their role, lays out the process and clarifies common misconceptions. Tune in to Family Law Now to learn more.

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Show Notes

Intake Form Custody Access Cases under the Divorce Act

Children’s Law Reform Act

Part III – Custody, Access and Guardianship

Section 24 – Merits of application for custody or access

Section 30 – Assessment of needs of child

Courts of Justice Act

Part IV – Rules of Court

Section 68 – Family Rules

Part VI – Judges and Offices

Section 89 – Children’s Lawyer (referred to as first type of appointment)

Part VII – Court Proceedings: Procedural Matters

Section 112 – Investigation and report of Children’s Lawyer (referred to as second type of appointment)

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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), Oshawa, Concord, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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