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Upcoming Live Virtual Event – Common Law Separations: Advanced Topics

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.

Common Law Separations: Advanced Topics

In this 1-hour live virtual event, Ontario-based Collaborative Family Lawyers, Russell Alexander, Adam Borer, and Bill Rogers, offer their family law insights and expertise to take a deeper dive into common law separations, as an extension of their previous presentation on “Common Law Separations: Rights & Obligations”.

The panelists will be covering the following topics:

  1. The Definition of Spouse
  2. Spousal Support Revisited
  3. Property Claims
    • Constructive Trust
    • Resulting Trust
    • Joint Family Venture
    • The Home: DOS or Market Value
    • Pensions
  4.  Legislative Reform & Other Considerations
  5. Tort Damages

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.

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

Those who attend the live virtual event and provide feedback to our team will receive a free digital copy of one of Russell’s recent e-book releases.

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

Register Now

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

Wednesday, April 20th at 12 PM EDT


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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.

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Bill Rogers

Bill is an associate lawyer at Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers. He believes expertise and compassion are both essential in helping clients get through their family law issues. Bill’s courtroom experience includes numerous motions, several full-blown trials, and he has also had the privilege of winning a major family law victory at the Ontario Court of Appeal (McConnell v. Huxtable, 2014 ONCA 86) which prevented the imposition of a proposed two-year deadline on property claims by unmarried spouses. Beyond litigation, he favours out-of-court solutions and collaborative law. Bill is also an award-winning journalist published in The Lawyers Weekly, National Post, and The Globe and Mail. When he’s not practicing law, he loves spending time playing music with his band, Soul Custody.

Here is what people saying are about Family Law Now LIVE

“It was very informative and well done.”

“Great webinar, I look forward to others in the series.”

“Loved the clarity and practical approach of your presentations.”

“Great topics from great speakers – thank you!”

“I enjoyed that they knew what they were talking about without any hesitation to answer questions. They seemed very knowledgeable.”

“Thanks to RA and his team for these contributions to the family law bar and the community generally.”

“Lots of practical information! I also just realized how valuable it is to have everything anonymous! Very professional and informative!”

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Russell Alexander

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