Divorce 101 FAQs

How Long Will My Family Legal Matter Take to Resolve?

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

The amount of time it takes for your matter to reach a satisfactory outcome depends on the issues, the parties, counsel (if both parties are represented) and the availability of hearing dates (if your matter is in litigation).

These variables make it extremely difficult to estimate the total length of time it will take for you to achieve a satisfactory outcome.

Generally, the more difficult the issues and the more adversarial the parties, the longer it will take to reach resolution.

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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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