Me Alexander R. Carin

Alexander Carin is a partner at Spunt & Carin, who joined the firm in 2020.

Me Carin completed a Juris Doctor (J.D.) in 2010 at the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Civil Law (LL.B.) at Université Laval. Before studying in law, he completed a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) at McGill University in Humanistic Studies with minors in History and Anthropology. He was admitted to the Québec Bar in 2010 and to the Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario) in 2012.

Me Carin started his career in family law at Goldwater-Dubé, as an articling student, he then continued practising there for 10 years, and was named partner in 2019.

Me Carin has appeared before the Superior Court, the Court of Quebec, and the Quebec Court of Appeal, and has conducted many successful settlement conferences (Conférences de règlement à l’amiable).

Me Carin is known for his empathy, calm and effective approach, his ability to settle files, even some of the most complex and contentious files. It is his priority to find a solution that will benefit his clients, while avoiding costly litigation. However not all files settle, Me Carin is a strong litigator, and will fight for what you are entitled to in accordance with the law. He has developed a particular expertise in the financial consequences of the breakdown of either marriage or the end of cohabitation and safeguarding marital assets.

Alexander Carin Partner at Spunt & Carin

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EDUCATION

  • GRADUATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, FACULTY OF LAW (J.D.), 2010
  • GRADUATE OF UNIVERSITÉ LAVAL, FACULTY OF LAW (LL.B.), 2009
  • GRADUATE OF MCGILL UNIVERSITY (B.A.), 2006

ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS

  • YOUNG BAR ASSOCIATION OF QUEBEC

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • MEMBER OF THE QUEBEC BAR SINCE 2010
  • MEMBER OF THE LAW SOCIETY OF UPPER CANADA (ONTARIO) 2012

LANGUAGES

  • FRENCH
  • ENGLISH

PRACTICE AREAS

  • DIVORCE
  • PARTITION OF ASSETS
  • DISSOLUTION OF MATRIMONIAL REGIME
  • PARTITION OF FAMILY PATRIMONY
  • SEPARATION
  • COMMON LAW SEPARATION CHILD SUPPORT
  • SPOUSAL SUPPORT
  • YOUTH PROTECTION
  • SUCCESSIONS
  • DISSOLUTION AND PARTITION OF CORPORATION
  • COMPLEX DIVISION OF ASSETS OF FAMILY PATRIMONY AND MATRIMONIAL REGIME