Posts tagged Family Law
Collaborative Family Law: Resolving Your Legal Matters Outside the Courtroom

Collaborative Family Law is an ADR process by which the parties work together to resolve their legal issues outside of the courtroom with the assistance of their registered Collaborative lawyers and other team members. After an initial consultation and preparatory meeting with their own respective lawyers, clients will then meet together in a series of face-to-face 4-way meetings with their Collaborative lawyers.

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Parental Relocation and Mobility Rights

As our society becomes increasingly more mobile, the likelihood of parents residing in the same geographic region for the entirety of their children’s lives significantly diminishes. Some parents may desire to relocate for a number of reasons including better employment opportunities, a new relationship, or closer proximity to the child’s extended family.

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“Common Law” Relationships: Understanding the Differences Between Married and Unmarried Spouses in the Family Law Context

In recent years, common-law relationships have become increasingly more prevalent, with a greater number of committed spouses choosing to simply cohabitate rather than get married. However, a vast majority of the population remains uninformed with respect to the legal differences between common-law relationships and marriages.

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Mediation in Family Law

Litigation and the court system are inherently adversarial; inevitably, there is a “winner” and “loser”, leading to further tension and strain on relationships.  Mediation, on the other hand, may reduce future conflict between parties by improving communication and problem-solving skills. This is particularly important when children are involved

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