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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Divorce

Written by Russell Alexander / (905) 655-6335

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Divorce

When I first sat down to write this guide to divorce, the pandemic had not yet hit
North America. Since then, the way that clients, lawyers, and judges interact has
changed dramatically, while families working through divorce and custody issues
have faced new questions and concerns. The law has not yet caught up to these
changes, and some may prove to be only temporary. But it’s clear that the pandemic
will affect divorce, just as it’s already affected everything from handshakes to air

In light of that, I have added a bonus chapter to this guide exploring some of these
questions. My goal, as always, is to help you become more informed and engaged so
that you can determine the right course of action for your life and your family. I
cannot provide all of the answers; neither can your own attorney.

In the end, some of these decisions can only be made by the parties themselves. But
with the guidance provided in this chapter, I hope that you and your family can pursue
a course of action that leaves you on solid ground, emotionally, physically, and

Divorce is never easy. Divorce during a pandemic is even harder. But with the help of
this book, you can and will find your way past these difficulties and toward a new

— Russell Alexander, June 2020

In his second book, Russell Alexander takes aim at the questions he faces most frequently by clients considering a divorce.

In “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Divorce,” which hits shelves in early 2020, Alexander gives a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about divorce, from the basics of choosing a law firm to alternatives of going to court, to the legal process itself.

His first book, “The Path to a Successful Divorce,” a No. 1 bestseller on Amazon, discussed alternatives to divorce court, a specialty of his family law firm.

As in that book, Alexander discusses options such as alternative dispute resolution, four-way settlement meetings and collaborative practice, which his experience has shown to be less contentious and less stressful ways for a couple to make tough decisions on mutually-owned property, custody arrangements, alimony and child support.

Check back here for more updates as we get closer to the official release date! Or learn more on our main site,

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About the author

Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the Founder & Senior Partner of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers.