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- MEDIATION OR COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE: WHICH PROCESS IS RIGHT FOR MY FAMILY MATTER?
This is a question that comes up regularly in my consultations with new clients. As a certified family law mediator and trained collaborative practitioner, I am a proponent of both and see the many advantages of each of these out of court processes. Both options are typically less adversarial, les … Read more »
- Adoption 101: Navigating the Legal Pathways to Growing Your Family
The path to starting a family is not one size fits all. Regardless of whether you are growing your family, or just starting it, everyone takes their own unique path. No matter your circumstances, adoption is a wonderful and fulfilling path to take. Everything you need to know related to the process … Read more »
- What happens if someone passes and their marriage or cohabitation agreement and will do not match?
When a surviving spouse is disappointed by the will of a deceased, there are recourses available to them. The first question is whether the spouses had separated at any point in their relationship. If the spouses have not separated, a wills variation claim (an application to change a will) is availa … Read more »
- What is a marriage or cohabitation agreement, what is a will, and why is it important that they mirror each other?
If an individual wishes to control how their assets are divided, outside of default rules, this is done with a marriage or cohabitation agreements and a will. Marriage agreements or cohabitation agreements are legal documents that outline spouses’ wishes for the distribution of their property upon s … Read more »
- Mediation: Navigating with or without Lawyers
Mediation is a powerful tool for resolving disputes outside of the courtroom. It offers parties an opportunity to find mutually agreeable solutions with the assistance of a neutral third party, the mediator. Participating in mediation offers two distinct options: with or without the involvement of l … Read more »