Find a Collaborative Family Professional

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 family specialist for counselling services and a divorce coach.  Yet another couple may just need a family law lawyer who knows how to help a couple through a collaborative divorce.

Divorce Coaches help clients address issues that often create barriers in settling disputes during this challenging time. They will assist the individual by providing them with resources, education, and information, while helping the client to develop positive stress management, goal setting, effective communication, and conflict-resolution skills. Divorce Coaches can also assist with clarifying the individual’s needs, interests, and concerns to prepare them to advocate for themselves in team meetings. This keeps the process moving forward and allows them to be their best self in a two household family.

Divorce Coaches can have an educational background in law, mental health, or finance.

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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    Katherine C Nunn

    Lawyer

    Kate understands that navigating a family breakdown may be the hardest moments that you will face in your lifetime. Kate is skilled, compassionate, ethical, and focused on moving you through it.

    Kate brings to her family law practice a wealth of life experience, a passion for solving problems, and a belief that there is always a path to be found towards positive resolution.…

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    Karim Mawani

    Family Lawyer

    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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    James K. Taylor

    Family Lawyer

    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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    Linda L. Long, Q.C.

    Family Lawyer

    Linda Long, Q.C. provides full-service collaborative divorce and mediation services, as well as offering family law consultations, assistance with negotiations, and divorce and family law coaching services for self represented clients who may not wish to retain legal counsel for all aspects of their cases. Her 32 years of combined legal and mediation experience, delivered by Linda with a practical, respectful and down to earth approach,  provides clients with confidence that their difficult matters are in good hands.…

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    Dayna E. Kwasney

    Family Lawyer

    Originally from Athabasca, Alberta, I joined Quantz Law shortly after completing my Juris Doctor degree in 2014 from the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta. I was called to the Alberta Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor in July 2015 and mainly practice in the areas of Family Law, Mediation, Real Estate, and Wills and Estates.…

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    Pierre R. Boileau, Q.C.

    Family lawyer

    I am committed to assisting parties through a difficult time in their lives. I help clients navigate the many issues and choices that present themselves during this difficult transition. With my strong communication and negotiation skills, I collaborate with clients to help them achieve their goals based on satisfying their interests. Empowering clients to achieve the best possible outcome, consistent with their goals and objectives is my primary objective.…

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    Gordon H. Andreiuk, LL.B.

    Family lawyer

    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.…

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    Rhyannon O’Heron

    Family Lawyer

    Rhyannon was called to the bar and joined the firm in 2014. She is aware that family law matters can be painful and trying. Her goal is to provide her clients with the competent and compassionate legal guidance needed to help manage their emotions and effectively resolve their family law matters through negotiation, settlement, and when necessary litigation.…

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    Owen J. Kirkaldy

    Family lawyer

    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.  …

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    Cathryn Hildebrandt Person

    Family lawyer

    Cathryn graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan and a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Regina. She has narrowed her practice to Family Law and is a registered Collaborative Family Lawyer. Cathryn is committed to her clients at all stages of the legal process- whether that involves the preparation of property contracts at the beginning of a relationship or the settlement of custody, support and property during a separation.…

     

    

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    Edmonton and area Collaborative Practice News and Information

    Avoid the “Prisoner’s Dilemma” in your separation

    James Samaroden | January 18, 2024

    The Prisoner’s Dilemma is a simple yet powerful thought experiment. Imagine two people, let’s call them Alice and Bob, who are accused of committing a crime together. They are arrested and placed in separate cells with no way to communicate.

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    Fair Settlement

    divorceseparationca | May 3, 2023

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    Neutral Financial Experts Save You Money

    James Samaroden | April 26, 2023

    When going through a Collaborative Family Law (CFL) process, it is important to have a team of professionals to support both parties in reaching a fair and equitable settlement. One key member of this team is the neutral financial professional.

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