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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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    J. Tory Thibaudeau

    Family Lawyer

    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.…

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    Sandy Miller, MA, CPCC, ACC

    Family Specialist

    Revolutionizing divorce provides a platform of support and guidance as you let go of what was and create what is possible.

    My mission is to offer you a safe place to resolve, reclaim and rebuild. I offer 1:1 coaching and/or Divorce Support groups
    to accelerate the healing process. I coach in person in my home in S.…

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    Michelle Di Toppa

    Family Lawyer

    Michelle graduated from the University of Alberta law school and was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 2005. Michelle has practiced family law since 2005 and has extensive experience in Court and in Collaborative Family Law. Michelle is in the process of extending her practice to include mediations and arbitrations so that she can provide more options to people who wish to resolve disputes without Court.…

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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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    Lorraine A. Stark

    Family lawyer

    Lorraine’s attentive, skilled, calm and intuitive approach has helped many going through the pain and stress of separation and divorce to create satisfying, workable settlement agreements outside of court, bringing peace and closure to their conflict and renewed hope for their future.

    She is a strong proponent of an interest based approach to meet client needs and those of their children.…

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    Joanna Waldie

    Family Lawyer

    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.…

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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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    Diane Ferrante

    Family Lawyer

    Diane C. Ferrante is a partner at Duncan Craig LLP in the litigation group with a focus on family law and insurance & risk management.

    In her family practice, Diane has been involved in matters dealing with child support, custody, parenting time, mobility, division of property and spousal and partner support claims. Diane is a registered collaborative family lawyer and a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP), a member of the Association of Collaborative Family Professionals (Edmonton) (ACFP), and a member of the Collaborative Divorce Alberta Association (CDAA).…

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    Mr. Michael C. Good

    Family lawyer

    I have been practicing law in the City of St.Albert for 32 years. Divorce ranks as one of the most stressful experiences that a person can have in life.  I help clients create realistic options for settlement and work for them but also for their divorcing partner which is the essence of interest based negotiation. I believe in being efficient while attending to detail and weighing the big picture against short term gains. …

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

    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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    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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