Separating from your partner? Try mediation

mediator with two clients

Mediation is a recognized family dispute resolution method used by people who are ending a relationship to reach a separation agreement. This agreement might include the division of property, support payments and a parenting plan agreement if there are children. What is mediation? Mediation can be a very effective method of helping couples to reach … Read more

Divorcing? You and your lawyer have new legal duties

woman waiting to move on

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