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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.

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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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    Tim Perry

    Family lawyer

    Tim Perry has been a member of the Law Society of Alberta since 1987. He has practiced family law his entire career. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Association of Collaborative Professionals (Edmonton). He has been actively practicing collaborative law since 2002.

    Tim has helped numerous clients successfully resolve the issues surrounding their divorce by applying his training and experience as a certified collaborative lawyer.…

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    Tracy C. Brown

    Family Lawyer

    I am the principal lawyer with Brown Law Group, a Family & Divorce Law firm in Edmonton.  I would describe myself as a passionate and compassionate advocate for reasonable resolutions in family disputes, guided by fairness and the ‘best interests of children’.  I have never shied away from the Courtroom, but I will first work tenaciously to assist Clients avoid Court.  …

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    Amanda Baretta

    Amanda Baretta graduated from the University of Alberta Law School in 2011, articled with Legal Aid Alberta and Cochard Johnson, and was called to the bar in 2012. She has practiced exclusively in the area of family law since this time and is currently a partner at Latitude Family Law, a firm which she co-founded with four other family law practitioners in 2017.…

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    Catherine Spafford

    Family Lawyer

    I am a lawyer at Bruyer & Mackay LLP (formerly Gordon Zwaenepoel) where I practice exclusively in family law. I have worked as a litigator in Toronto and Edmonton, and have seen the devastating impact that divorce and separation can have on families, both psychologically and financially. As a lawyer, my role is to help my clients mitigate that impact by providing practical advice and crafting long-term solutions that allow them to move forward with dignity.…

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    Danielle Collins

    Family Lawyer

    Danielle Collins is a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP and she practices exclusively in the area of family law. She has experience in matters involving parenting time, mobility, support, division of property claims, child protection, and representation of children and youth.

    Danielle graduated from the faculty of law at the University of Alberta in 2011 and became a member of the Law Society of Alberta in 2012.…

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    Jenna Rowe

    Family Lawyer

    Jenna graduated with distinction from the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan in 2015 and subsequently completed her articles as a judicial clerk at the Court of Queen’s Bench in Saskatchewan. In 2016, Jenna moved to Edmonton and was called to the Alberta Bar in August 2016. At that time, she commenced her practice as a family law lawyer at Masuch Law LLP.…

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    Colleen Ripka

    Member of the Law Society of Alberta since July 17, 2003

    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Distinction – University of Alberta, 1999

    Bachelor of Laws – University of Alberta, 2002

    I am a partner and Rand & Company LLP and a certified Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer.

    I was called to the Alberta Bar in 2003 and practice primarily Family Law.…

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    Dr Anita Dorczak, M.A, LL.B, PhD, CLP, PC, Cert. EM

    Family Lawyer

    Practice governed by kindness and compassion

    Over 25 years of experience

    Fluent in 3 languages

    After many years of practice I became deeply disillusioned with the adversarial process which I view as ineffective, expensive and failing to respond to the idiosyncrasy of family conflict.

    My passion for peacemaking has taken me to teach and present on collaborative law in Spain, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Uruguay and Panama and I will continue to promote this model of dispute resolution as more effective and less costly but most importantly best suited for family disputes.…

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    Marla S. Miller, Q.C.

    Family lawyer

    Marla has been an integral part of the Collaborative Divorce movement in Edmonton, being one of the founding members of the Edmonton Association and spearheading the initial training in Edmonton in 2001 by bringing in the founder of Collaborative Divorce, Stu Webb. She continues her role with the Edmonton Association on an almost daily basis.

    Having been influenced early on in her legal career by the mediation training she received over 30 years ago, Marla gave up court as an option well before the advent of Collaboration as a formal process.…

     

    

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    Edmonton and area Collaborative Practice News and Information

    Cohabiting/Married Partners and Joint Property

    Jack Hauptman | April 13, 2021

    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.

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    The three divorces

    Linda Long | June 5, 2020

    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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    Family violence during COVID-19

    Jessica Chapman | May 29, 2020

    Download the government of Alberta’s factsheet on Family violence during COVID-19

    Family Violence Info Line Call 310-1818. Available 24/7 in over 170 languages.

    Chat online with the info line at alberta.ca/SafetyChat, available daily from 8 AM to 8 PM in English.

    For more info, visit alberta.ca/family-violence-prevention.

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