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Upcoming Virtual Event – Common Law Separations: Rights & Obligations

Free Live Virtual Event Series
Written by Russell Alexander ria@russellalexander.com / (905) 655-6335

Family Law Now 🎙 LIVE presents a new virtual webinar event with Ontario divorce lawyers of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers.

Common Law Separations: Rights & Obligations

In this 1-hour live virtual event, Russell Alexander hosts Ontario-based Collaborative Family Lawyers, Adam Borer, and Brittany Whalen, to offer their insights and expertise for common law couples navigating separation and family law matters.

Attendees will have the opportunity to submit their questions for the panelists to address during the Q&A portion of the presentation. As always, to respect confidentiality, audience members’ identities will remain anonymous to other attendees.

For those who attend and submit a question, you will be eligible for a complimentary copy of Russell Alexander’s “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Divorce: Russell Alexander’s Guide to Separation, Divorce and Family Law” E-Book and a $5 discount towards the hard copy. All proceeds of book sales will be donated to the Giving Fund in support of various community-based programs including sports, arts, culture, education, and humane societies

Registration is complimentary. Reserve your spot now as spaces are limited.

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For a full list of our upcoming webinars, visit us HERE.

Wednesday, November 17th at 12 PM EST

Speakers

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Russell Alexander

Russell is the Founder and Senior Partner of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers. With over 20 years of experience, Russell offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Collaborative Family Law. He uses his experience with a client-focused approach by creating unique solutions for each of his clients to enable them and their families to move forward with their lives in a compassionate and collaborative manner.

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Adam Borer

Adam is an associate lawyer at Russell Alexander Family Lawyers where he practices in all areas of family law including Collaborative Family Law, divorce, child support, spousal support, domestic contracts, and property-related issues. Adam represents clients in litigation, negotiations, and various forms of family dispute resolution. Adam was called to the bar in Ontario in 2013 after graduating from the Juris Doctor Program with Honours at Bond University in Australia. Prior to joining our firm in 2015, he practiced both family and criminal law. If he’s not working with clients, Adam can be found spending quality time with my family or playing sports.

Brittany Whalen

Brittany was called to the bar in Ontario in 2016 and to the Newfoundland and Labrador bar in 2017. As a family lawyer, she uses her innovate problem-solving and conflict management skills to ensure her clients feel comfortable and supported as she supports them in navigating and resolving their family law matters.  Brittany is also known for her minority rights advocacy. She received national attention for her role as lead counsel in a landmark transgender rights case which led to her client receiving the first gender-neutral birth certificate in Canada. This case acted as a catalyst for country-wide policy and legislative reform aimed at promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion.

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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), Oshawa, Concord, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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