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ACFP (Edmonton) is an organization containing over 100 collaboratively trained professionals including divorce lawyers, financial specialists, and family specialists who have the ability to work together, as needed, to help families complete a divorce or separation without going to court. Our service areas include Edmonton, St. Albert, Morinville, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Sherwood Park, Camrose, and Grande Prairie.
This team-based approach has been found to be a safe and open way for partners to deal with their issues, with their family’s best interests in mind, and avoid court battles.
Affiliated with the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Collaborative Divorce Alberta Association, ACFP (Edmonton) exists to facilitate the exchange of information and resources between collaborative professionals, provide training to new collaborative professionals, and to raise awareness of the support services offered by collaboratively trained professionals, including divorce lawyers, financial specialists and family specialists.
The Association of Collaborative Family Professionals (Edmonton) is a proud affiliate of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP). The IACP’s mission is to change how conflict is resolved worldwide.
Since its inception, the IACP has grown exponentially and now includes over 200 practice groups and over 4,000 individuals from a wide variety of countries.
The Collaborative Divorce Alberta Association (CDAA) is a province-wide association which strives to advance Collaborative Practice in Alberta. Each major region within the province has an established local practice group with its membership being Collaborative professionals practicing within that area. Each practice group has designated a member to sit on the Board of CDAA to ensure that its regional interests are being met.
So you are married or living together and one of you owns a property, and you are thinking about putting it in joint names. Tread carefully, this can be a minefield.
In my meetings with divorce and common law separation clients I observe that there are typically many divorces occurring at the same time for any one family experiencing separation.
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