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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.
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.
Having practiced family law for over 28 years, I have witnessed the significant negative effects a litigation process produces. It is for this reason that I have been mediating and practicing Collaborative Law for well over 15 years. Having clients participate in an interest based process maintains their role as a decision maker. This role is very likely to be lost in a litigation process. I want the client to fully understand the issues, to be fully engaged in problem solving, and to feel competent to take responsibility for decisions.
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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