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Your search for Collaborative professionals, including family law lawyers, financial professionals, and family specialists, ends here

This directory of Collaborative professionals in Edmonton and area provides the quickest and easiest way to find the qualified professionals you need to obtain a divorce or separation without going to court and needing to deal with all the associated costs and stress.

No two people will need the same support — you may need a collaboratively trained divorce lawyer and a financial planner, another couple may need a mental health therapist for counselling services and a collaborative divorce coach.  Yet another couple may just need a family law lawyer who knows how to help a couple through a collaborative divorce.

You have multiple search options (All, Family Lawyers, Financial Professionals, Family Specialists).   You can also search by Postal Code if you are interested in “finding a Collaborative  Professional in my area”, or by name and keyword.

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    Karim Mawani

    Karim has been practicing law for 26 years. He came to Collaborative Practice after realizing that litigation left behind too many fractured families. Karim recognizes that Collaborative Practice allows his clients to keep their integrity and self-esteem as they prepare for a new phase of their lives. He is particularly concerned for the parent child-relationship: “You never stop being a parent, and the way you can parent your children now influences the relationships they will have for the rest of their lives.”

    Karim wants his clients to be able to form new relationships that are better and stronger and to successfully co-parent.…

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    Riley Gallant

    Riley has been practicing law family law since 2009. Her professional life is dedicated to helping families navigate the issues that follow a relationship breakdown, including issues relating to parenting, finances and property division. Although Riley is an experienced litigator, she knows that going to court can be slow, stressful and costly. She believes that the best outcomes for families are achieved through a collaborative approach.…

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    Jack Hauptman

    Family Lawyer / Mediator

    Jack has been a lawyer for over 40 years. He is one of the most senior family law lawyers in Edmonton.

    During his career Jack has obtained experience in many areas of the law including family law, civil and criminal litigation, real estate transactions, corporate matters and employment issues. Since 1990 Jack has concentrated his practice on the area of family law, and since 2002 in the area of Collaborative Divorce and Mediation.…

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    Crystal Hawryluk CPA, CGA, CBV, CFE

    Financial professional

    Crystal has over fifteen years of experience providing business valuation and litigation support services and has been providing financial neutral services in collaborative family law matters since 2012. As a financial neutral, Crystal can be retained as part of a collaborative divorce and typically assists with providing objective financial expertise including business valuations, guideline income reports and matrimonial property statements.…

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    Patricia Hebert

    Family lawyer

    I am a lawyer, mediator and Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer in private practice with the firm of Gordon Zwaenepoel in Edmonton, Alberta. Since my admission to the Alberta bar in 1995, I have practiced solely family law with a focus on children.
    Before private practice, I worked with Alberta Justice and the Family Law Office of Legal Aid, where I developed a depth of experience in family cases. …

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    Ms Carolyn Grogan

    Barrister & Solicitor

    I am a registered collaborative divorce lawyer in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I truly believe that a collaborative approach to family legal matters helps you maintain your integrity while standing up for what you need. It not only reduces bitterness and hostility, but enables you to move forward to a more hopeful future.

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    Mel Garbe

    Family Lawyer

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    Loreen P. Brenneis

    Family lawyer

    Loreen graduated in 1995 from the University of Alberta and received her Bachelor of Laws with Distinction. Loreen began practicing in the area of family law when she joined Robinson and Company in Spruce Grove in 1996.

    Separation and divorce is an emotional time for the whole family. Loreen works with individuals in the most efficient way to reduce the financial and emotional stresses during their separation.…

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    Lynn Hutchinson RSW, Certified Coach

    Masters of Counselling Intern, Certified Coach and Registered Social Worker

    Lynn is a Parenting Expert and Registered Social Worker who has worked with families, parents and children for over 20 years. She is engaged in Masters of Counseling Program at City University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Psychology and a Minor in Sociology. Her role is to actively work with parents in an attempt to increase cooperation, facilitate a change in the relationship, and meet the emotional needs of the family.…

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    James K. Taylor

    Collaborative Family Lawyer and Mediator

    I am a person who is looking for the greatest long-term possibilities for the people I am trying to help. I understand that people who are going through a family issue are often facing the most difficult time of their lives, both emotionally and financially. Because the circumstances are so difficult, it is easy to get lost in the moment and forget about the future and what it has for us.…

     

    

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    Edmonton and area Collaborative Practice News and Information

    Podcast: What is Collaborative Practice?

    Deanna Koebernick | June 25, 2019

    In early June 2019, I had the pleasure of participating in a podcast interview with Catherine Potter to discuss the concepts of Collaborative Practice.

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    Comfort in Finances

    Holly Brady | June 21, 2019

    The word finance evokes so many emotions in people that it can stop you in your tracks. Add in the word divorce and it becomes debilitating to a lot of people.  The basic fear of not knowing what the end result will be can create more havoc, conflict, time loss, and ultimately, higher costs to reach a resolution.

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    You are a person first – by Anna Priemaza

    ds_info | June 7, 2017

    The legal system is not designed for you, the individual. It’s designed for society as a whole.

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