Divorce 101 FAQs

What Happens After I Hire a Lawyer?

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

Upon retaining a firm, the next steps will be for you to implement any suggestions your lawyer makes with regards to dealing with your current legal issues and to gather and prepare any requested documentation. If your matter is in litigation, your cooperation and approval will be sought in preparing court materials for your hearing. If your matter is not in litigation, your cooperation and approval will be sought in preparing a separation agreement, or in taking any other step toward achieving your goals.

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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), Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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