Divorce 101 FAQs

What Is An Initial Consultation?

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

At your initial legal consultation, you will be asked to provide a background and discuss your short and long term goals. You will then receive advice about your legal options, rights, responsibilities, obligations and the process. The lawyer will then be able to quote an initial retainer required to open your file.  You may choose to retain the lawyer that same-day or take time to consider your options—there is no obligation to retain the lawyer.

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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.

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