Podcast: Family Law Now

Family Law Now | Ep. 71: How To Make the Most of an Appointment with a Lawyer

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

Episode 71

Ontario collaborative family lawyers provide practical tips for clients to optimize their time with their lawyer, in order to navigate their legal matters as effectively and efficiently as possible.

How To Make the Most of an Appointment with a Lawyer

  1. Be prepared. List your questions in advance.
  2. Don’t send multiple emails. Either one email with all salient information or book a call if the topic is too complex.
  3. Get your financial disclosure ready
  4. Order your documents
  5. Complete the Intake Form
  6. Focus on the big picture
  7. Do research
  8. Talk to a social worker or therapist

LSO Law Society of Ontario Accredited*This program has been accredited by the Law Society of Ontario and contains 1-hour of professionalism content.

Family Law Now LIVE is a live virtual event series hosted by Russell Alexander and featured guests. They present on various topics surrounding family law to provide helpful information, answer questions, and share insights with the audience in real time. This podcast episode is a recording of a virtual event. Registration is now open to attend upcoming virtual events hosted by Family Law Now LIVE.

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Russell Alexander

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