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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.
Family Specialist and Divorce Coach
I am a Registered Clinical Social Worker with a Masters of Social Work degree. My primary area of work is in the area of divorce and separation, working with the entire family, children (over 12) and individuals going through this big family change. I work with families in the Collaborative Family Law Process in the Family Specialist and Divorce Coach roles, in a voluntary process with co-parents, or with those under Court-Ordered interventions under the Practice Note 7 Guidelines.…
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. …
A separation or divorce is an extremely emotional and stressful time. Kimberley listens to her clients, cares about their issues both legal and personal, and ensures their voice is heard throughout the legal process. With plenty of litigation experience in the family courts, Kimberley believes that fighting in court is very rarely in the best interests of the client.…
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.…
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.…
I was a criminal defence litigator for 15 years before I started my collaborative practice in family law. While definitely not trial-shy, I am firmly convinced that court is not the best place to solve family law disputes. Children, parents, grandparents all may suffer harm when the couple’s dispute is not handled with sensitivity, respect and compassion.…
As a lawyer with over 10 years of experience in all aspects of family law, Lesley brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the collaborative process. Lesley is proficient at handling complex claims in the areas of division of matrimonial property, child support, spousal support, child custody and claims between common law couples.
As a collaborative professional, Lesley’s focus is on achieving practical, timely and cost-effective solutions for her clients.…
Mel is the founder of Lift Legal and is passionate about helping families in St. Albert and the Edmonton Area. Having been in the role of a client himself, Mel has a keen understanding of how difficult and daunting the process of separation and divorce can be. He ensures that his approach to the collaborative family law process is not simply the application of a prescribed process but a well thought out approach to negotiation and problem solving that puts parties in the position to reach a fair agreement that successfully addresses their interests and enables them to effectively co-parent going forward.…
Daryn is a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV), A Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a licensed Commercial Real Estate Appraiser and holds the designation of Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) through The Canadian Securities Institute. Daryn has been providing business valuations and related advisory services since 2003. In addition to providing business valuations, Daryn has appraised a wide variety of commercial real estate for financial institutions, the legal community, municipalities, real estate developers and property owners and holds the AACI designation through the Appraisal Institute of Canada.…
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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