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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.
Andrea was born and raised in Camrose, Alberta. Andrea began her university career studying psychology at the University of Alberta, graduating with distinction in 2005. She went on to obtain her law degree at the University of Alberta in 2008. Andrea returned to Camrose in the summer of 2008 to article and practise law at Farnham West Stolee Kambeitz LLP.…
I work with clients who want to minimize the destruction of divorce. Many of my clients are business owners or farmers who want to continue operating their business or farm following the divorce. I help divorcing and separating clients to structure a settlement in a way that allows them to protect what is important, including their children, business or farm.…
Joanna was raised in Olds, Alberta. Joanna’s passion for family law grew during her articles with Birdsell Grant LLP, where she gained experience in family law, as well as other areas of law including general civil litigation, estate litigation, employment law, wills, estates, residential real estate, as well as corporate and commercial law. This general background gives Joanna a solid knowledge base to assist family law clients, and a unique perspective on the legal issues touching family law.…
Heather’s focus is on helping people create solutions that work for them in a cost-efficient way, while preserving their assets and their important relationships. She named her firm after the star, Merak. It is one of the two stars in the Big Dipper that points the way to the North Star, which has long served as a landmark for travellers without a compass.…
Sarah Dargatz is a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP and practices exclusively in the area of family law. She graduated from the University of Alberta Law School in 2008 and was called to the Alberta bar in July 2009. She practiced at the Family Law Office, a program of Legal Aid Alberta, from 2010 to 2017. …
As a trained mediator and registered collaborative family lawyer, Tory believes that family disputes are best solved through the use of cooperative, non-adversarial means when possible, but she is also a strong advocate in court and appears in both the Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench.
Whether mediating, acting for clients as a Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer, or litigating, Tory works hard to obtain practical, client focused, and effective results by minimizing unnecessary conflicts, communicating regularly, ensuring clients understand their legal rights, and analyzing options to ensure the best possible solutions are achieved.…
Cassandra Jackson completed her articles with Masuch Law LLP and became an associate lawyer with the firm in June 2017.
Through her experiences, Cassandra has taken a keen interest in family law and has found the work extremely rewarding and fulfilling. She believes that her obligation as a lawyer is to heal conflict and ensure that families are able to move forward in a stable and healthy manner.…
Suzanne is a Partner at Dalton Basaraba LLP and has been practicing Family Law in the Edmonton area since her admittance to the Alberta Bar in 2015. Suzanne received her Law Degree from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Indigenous Bar Association.
Suzanne is passionate about Family Law and is committed to assisting her clients navigate the turbulent waters of separation and divorce in the healthiest way possible by creating a forum where couples come to an appropriate solution in a cooperative way.…
Samantha completed her formal Collaborative training in 2017, however, has had broad exposure to the Collaborative Family Law process since beginning her articles in 2014. Samantha has been practicing family law under the guidance of Andrew Lawson, one of the lawyers involved in the 2001 initial training and Collaborative Divorce movement in the Edmonton area.
Samantha has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench on numerous occasions, however, the focus of her practice is, whenever possible, to utilize interest-based negotiations and alternative dispute resolution techniques to help clients navigate the emotional, social, and financial impacts of separation and divorce.…
After completing his Undergraduate degree in History and Political Science at the University of Calgary and his Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws at the University of Alberta, Owen has been practicing in the area of family law for over a decade. In that time, he has come to realize that traditional litigation is the least effective and efficient process to resolve family disputes. …
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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