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New Virtual Event: “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” Implications When a Spouse Leaves the Matrimonial Home

Free Live Virtual Event Series
Written by Russell Alexander / (905) 655-6335

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

“Should I Stay or Should I Go?” Implications When a Spouse Leaves the Matrimonial Home

In this 1-hour webinar, Ontario-based collaborative family lawyers, Michelle Mulchan, Cindy Vergara, and Brittany Whalen, share their expertise and family law insights pertaining to separation, divorce, and the matrimonial home.

Attendees will have the opportunity to submit their questions to the panelists. The panelists will reserve time for a dedicated Q&A segment at the end of the presentation.

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.

* To respect confidentiality, all attendees’ identities will remain anonymous to other audience members.

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

Wednesday, March 9th at 12 PM EST


Michelle Mulchan - Associate Family Lawyer

Michelle Mulchan

Michelle has been practicing Family Law for over 10 years. She is skilled in all areas of Family Law including divorce, custody access, property division, child and spousal support, and Family Responsibility Office enforcement matters. Her focus is on creating comprehensive, creative resolutions to family law matters. And Michelle excels at helping clients deal with complex financial issues that arise as a result of a separation.

Cindy Vergara - Associate Family Lawyer

Cindy Vergara

Cindy is an associate lawyer at Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers where she practices in all areas of family law. Since being called to the bar in Ontario over 10 years ago, Cindy has been practicing exclusively in family law and is passionate about supporting her clients in achieving goals quickly and effectively in a cost-effective manner with the objective of implementing strategies that are unique to her clients and their goals. For instance, after an out-of-court settlement failed, she vigorously advocated and won an international jurisdiction motion wherein a young child will be attending school in Canada as opposed to in a foreign country.


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 innovative 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 to 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.

Here is what people saying are about Family Law Now LIVE

I like the ability to ask questions and have them answered throughout the presentation and I enjoy the friendliness of the presenters.

Laid back and professional at the same time, hit all the high notes and stressed the important parts.

Often a reminder of things I already know, but I always take away something new from the webinars. It’s great that they are free too and I like the short format.”

“Thank you for your presentations! A review of recent case law is always helpful. I also enjoyed the slide show.”

“Very helpful and informative. More useful and practical than most CPD courses.”

“As always very informative and up-to-date information. As a law clerk I truly enjoy listening to you all and learn as much as I can.”

“Thank you so much! It’s a great way to reach out and learn important facts about family matters, especially during the pandemic time. More power to your amazing team!”

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About the author

Russell Alexander

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