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Upcoming Virtual Event: Divorce, Domestic Violence & Narcissism

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

Russell Alexander’s Family Law Now 🎙 LIVE presents a virtual event with a panel of Ontario family lawyers and professionals.

Divorce, Domestic Violence & Narcissism

with Russell Alexander, Michelle Mulchan, Nicole Harrison & Thijiba Sinnathamby

Wednesday, November 16th at 12 PM EST

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Unfortunately, domestic violence is a very serious issue that often intersects with family law and it can present in many different forms. In this 1-hour webinar, Ontario family lawyers, Russell Alexander, Michelle Mulchan, Thijiba Sinnathamby, and social service worker, Nicole Harrison, will be offering their insights on navigating family law matters when there is abuse involved.

The panelists will be discussing the following topics:

1. What is domestic violence (“DV”)

2. What is Narcissism

3. The dark side of Zoom Divorce – DV and risks to vulnerable spouses

4. Screening for DV and asking the right questions

5. Managing DV files – referrals, timing, communication

6. Communication post-separation & power imbalances

7. Parenting Plans
a. Safe Exchanges of children

8. Restraining Orders

9. Counsellors and Therapists
a. Getting a counsellor or therapist involved
b. Open vs. Closed
c. What happens when another party won’t consent

10. Technology
a. Cameras
b. Recording Devices

There will also be a dedicated Q&A segment as part of the presentation. The panelists invite our audience members to send in their questions in advance.

Registration is complimentary and all are welcome. Registrants will receive an email via Zoom upon registration with their login details for the event.

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

Attendees who provide their feedback to our team will receive a complimentary advanced copy of Russell Alexander’s e-book following the webinar.

*Please note that all of the content provided in the presentations is intended to provide general information on separation, divorce, and family law matters, and should not be construed as legal advice.

Law Society of Ontario Accredited


This program has been accredited by the Law Society of Ontario and contains 1-hour of Professionalism Content

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


Russell Alexander, Family Lawyer

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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Michelle Mulchan

Michelle has been practicing Family Law for over 10 years specializing in 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

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Nicole Harrison

Nicole joined Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers in 2022 as a Legal Assistant & Social Service Worker. She holds two Honours Diplomas from Durham College as a Social Service Worker and in Community Services and Child Studies. In addition, she is also a volunteer at the Durham Rape Crisis Centre where she supports survivors of sexual assault. Integrating Social Work and Family Law is important to her in order to offer a holistic approach to her clients and foster their emotional well-being throughout the course of their family law matters.

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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About the author

Russell Alexander

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