Collaborative law and mediation – a brief comparison

Mediation and collaborative law – similarities Mediation and collaborative law (also known as the collaborative process or collaborative practice) are family dispute resolution methods that promote resolution. The goals in both methods are: Benefits of collaborative law Benefits of mediation Is collaborative law or mediation best for me? It is not possible in this brief … Read more

Divorcing? You and your lawyer have new legal duties

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In 2021, the Divorce Act changed and created new duties for you and your lawyer.  Your duties Best interests of children: Parents are required to act in a manner that is consistent with the best interests of their child. Family dispute resolution process: Instead of going directly to court, you have a duty to try to resolve … Read more