Divorce 101 FAQs

How Do I Hire a Family Lawyer?

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

To hire a lawyer you must first select a law firm to contact and then book an initial consultation. You may book an initial consultation over the phone or online depending on the firm.

If you choose to retain, you must do the following: provide two pieces of government issued photo identification; complete client information and family history forms; sign the retainer agreement; and, pay the initial retainer fee in full.

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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), Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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