Live Virtual Event: Divorce, Domestic Violence & Narcissism

Date and time: 
May 4, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event type: 
Educational Opportunity

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, family lawyers, Russell Alexander and Michelle Mulchan, along with social work professionals, Allyson Gardner and Karen Guthrie-Douse, 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
    1. Safe Exchanges of children
  8. Restraining Orders
  9. Counsellors and Therapists
    1. Getting a counsellor or therapist involved
    2. Open vs. Closed
    3. What happens when another party won’t consent
  10. Technology
    1. Cameras
    2. Recording Devices (whether to use or not, value in court)
    3. Third-party communication tools (Our Family Wizard, two homes, Talking Parents, Google Calendar)

* Registration is complimentary. To respect confidentiality, all attendees' identities will remain anonymous to other audience members

Those who attend a live virtual event and provide feedback to our team will receive a free digital copy of Russell's new book “Zoom Divorce” and will be eligible to win a complimentary signed hard copy.

We’re excited to announce that for the past year, Russell has been working on a book to help couples struggling with the changes to the legal system due to COVID-19. With the court’s pivot to digital and legal hearings held through Zoom, Russell doesn’t want anyone left behind. In his book, he provides FAQs, best practices, tips and a detailed approach to handling the intricacies of spousal support, division of marital property, child custody, and moreover Zoom.




Russell Alexander
Michelle Mulchan
Allyson Gardner
Karen Guthrie-Douse

Contact email:
Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers
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