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Donald I.M. Outerbridge

Bio: Donald I.M. Outerbridge is the Executive Director of Merchant Law Group LLP and has been for the last thirty years approximately, commencing in 1993; and has been managing or involved in law firm management at various levels a lot longer going back to 1981 across multiple provinces in Canada. He achieved a B.A. as the University of Western Ontario (1981) and a B.Comm. degree from the University of Windsor in 1983. Donald is Past President, Association of Legal Administrators, Winnipeg Chapter (1991) and has been Guest Lecturer, Red River Community College, Legal Assistant Program’s, “Law Office Management” subsection, Winnipeg, MB (1989-1992). Mr. Outerbridge has been a mentor to many young lawyers over the years, a colleague and a friend. He is also an avid Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football and Green Bay Packers pro football fanatic.

Phone Number: (604) 609-7777

Address: 304 - 15127 100th Ave. Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Posts by doanld:

Does It Matter Who Files First for Child Custody?

child custody

Posted on: 08 Oct 2020

Suppose you are in a situation where you need to file for child custody. Then you may wonder, does it matter who files first for child custody? Is there are any advantages to filing first? This is the most popular and frequently asked questions that a custody lawyer faces every day. The answer is NO….

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Does Child Support Cover Extracurricular Activities?

Posted on: 08 Oct 2020

When a child lives with their parents, extracurricular activity is not a big deal. It is rarely tagged as an issue because the parents share the expenses, pay for their child, etc. Usually, they both bare all the child support. Everything is okay. But the problem arises when the parents go for a separation or…

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How to Spot Signs of Parental Alienation in Your Family?

Posted on: 25 Jul 2020

Divorce is hard for both of the former partners. It is even harder if there are kids involved. Child support, custody everything is difficult. But think about the kids whose parents are going through a divorce. There are many new and unwanted things the kids need to tolerate and adapt. On the other hand, if…

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A brief discussion on Canadian family laws

Posted on: 05 Jul 2020

Every person shares a special bond with his/ her family. They say- “home is where the heart is” and heart lives where the family lives. Sometimes for some intentional or unintentional mistakes and misunderstandings, the relation gets worse. That is when state law needs to take over to settle the familial problems. For example, marriage,…

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How to Get Your Money Back from a Lawyer?


Posted on: 25 Jun 2020

A lawyer is a very significant person in everybody’s life. It would be best if you had a lawyer for getting justice in many kinds of cases. For example, you may have injured in an accident. In that case, only a personal injury lawyer can help you to get your claim. Like this in many…

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Can an Executor Sell Property to Himself?


Posted on: 05 Jun 2020

An executor is a person who has the right to take care of the property of a deceased person. Basically, he is appointed by either a dead person (deceased person selected him as an executor before his death) or the court. He plays an essential role in many things, including paying the creditor, making sure…

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How to Prevent Child Abduction by Parent?


Posted on: 25 May 2020

Parental abduction is a situation where a parent restrains a child who should be with his other parent. It is an offence. In this situation, the parent to whom the child has not been delivered can file a complaint. However, this is only possible if he and the other parent have legally recognized or adopted…

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What is the Divorce Rate in Canada?


Posted on: 05 May 2020

Divorce is a ubiquitous term in Canada, and half of all marriages ended up in divorce. According to a statistic, approximately 38 percent of marriages in Canada end in divorce. Basically, commitment is the main reason for staying together for most of the couples. There are many reasons for divorce. But every couple should think…

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The Legal Rights of Grandparents


Posted on: 25 Apr 2020

The Legal Rights of Grandparents in Canada is a very understandable topic now these days raised by many peoples. In a conventional sense, when parents get separated, the child ends up with one of the parents under law and order. The Children’s Law Reform Act and The Divorce Act only talks about child custody power…

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Consequences of Not Paying Child Support in Canada


Posted on: 05 Apr 2020

The consequences of not paying child support in Canada are harder then you can’t imagine. Children have a legal right to get financial support from their parents. At the time when parents get divorced, the matter of paying child support arises. Generally, at that time, parents decide over the amount of child support. Parents can…

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