Out of Court Separation
You and your partner (whether married or common law) decide to separate. You want to do it as effectively and economically as possible. For virtually everyone, this means keeping optimum control of the […]
Are There Consequences For Refusing To Mediate?
For those of you who are recently separated, you may be wondering about mediation, and whether it’s a mandatory part of the legal process leading up divorce. In Ontario, the answer is “no” […]
Mediation is about two parties in conflict meeting with a neutral facilitator who will help the two parties come to an agreement between themselves. Mediation can become confusing though when one considers there […]
What you may not know about mediation
There is always more than one way to resolve an issue in family law, and meditation is one option couples can explore. Mediation essentially involves a voluntary, private negotiation between two parties with […]
Mediator or Divorce Lawyer: Should You Choose One Or Have Both?
Mediators are neutral third parties who help divorcing couples resolve a variety of issues, including support payments, the division of property, and custody of/access to children, without having to attend court. Mediation is […]
Does Family Arbitration Really Work?
It’s a sad reality that some family disputes never get resolved easily. Given the inherently volatile nature of family break-ups – which is often exacerbated by the personality and character of the parties […]