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"Russell changed my life – with dignity, integrity – and all out of court. I stopped worrying when I retained him. Collaborative practice is just better practice." - Sarah V.

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Parental Alienation and Custody Switches: Fostering Relationships is Key

Posted August 8, 2019

Parental Alienation and Custody Switches: Fostering Relationships is Key

In a prior Blog, we discussed a case called Pryce v. Pryce where the court ruled the mother had alienated their children from the father, who originally had only access to them.  In response, the court ordered that custody should be switched from the mother to the father; this ensured children’s best interests would be served by ...

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Wednesday’s Video Clip: Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers

Posted August 7, 2019

Wednesday's Video Clip: Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers

At Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers 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. For more information, visit us ...

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Family Law Now | Episode 5: Top 10 Things That Might Surprise You About Collaborative Practice

Posted August 6, 2019


Episode Info
On this episode, Russell Alexander is joined by children's lawyer, Jarret Johnston to discuss aspects of the collaborative process that might surprise you. Tune in to Family Law Now to learn more.
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Show Notes

1. Growth as an ADR process ...

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What Happens When Your Marriage Gets Voided? And How is it Different from Divorce?

Posted August 6, 2019

What Happens When Your Marriage Gets Voided? And How is it Different from Divorce?

Divorce is a common solution for those who find themselves married to people that they are no longer in love with.   But in prior posts we covered a case in which the wife was asking the court to declare her marriage to the husband legally “void”.

You may be wondering what the difference between divorce and a void ...

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The Laws Around the Non-Consummation of a Marriage: Which Jurisdiction’s Laws Govern

Posted August 1, 2019

The Laws Around the Non-Consummation of a Marriage: Which Jurisdiction's Laws Govern

In a case called Sahibalzubaidi v. Bahjat, the wife asked the Ontario court to annul her marriage to the husband on the basis that they had never consummated it.   The civil wedding ceremony took place in Malaysia and was duly registered there, but immediately afterwards she returned to her home in Canada to await her ...

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Wednesday’s Video Clip: 10 Ways to Get Information About Family Law

Posted July 31, 2019

Wednesday's Video Clip: 10 Ways to Get Information About Family Law

At Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers 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.  For more information, visit us ...

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Did Husband’s Poor Character Justify Marriage Annulment Based on Fraud?

Posted July 30, 2019

Did Husband's Poor Character Justify Marriage Annulment Based on Fraud? 

In a case called Sahibalzubaidi v. Bahjat, the court grappled with whether to annul the marriage between a woman and a man based on an unusual ground, namely “fraud”.   The woman claimed that in order to induce her to marry him, the man and committed fraud against her and her father, by misrepresenting that he had good ...

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Challenging a Domestic Contract – Are its Terms Still Valid Pending Trial?

Posted July 25, 2019

Challenging a Domestic Contract - Are its Terms Still Valid Pending Trial?

As readers of my Blog will know, “domestic contracts” (which include separation agreements and marriage contracts) are essentially signed, written legal contracts that embody the negotiated agreement between spouses in the event of their separation or divorce.  Among other things, they typically include provisions ...

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