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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.
Lynn is a Parenting Expert, Registered Social Worker and Provisional Psychologist who has worked with families, parents and children for over 20 years. She has completed her Masters of Counseling Program at City University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Psychology and a Minor in Sociology. Her role is to actively work with parents in an attempt to increase cooperation, facilitate a change in the relationship, and meet the emotional needs of the family.…
I’ve been a lawyer since 2008 and practicing exclusively in family law since 2010. Clients are happier, have greater peace of mind and have resolutions that are more long-lasting when they come up with an agreement outside of Court. Collaborative practice is an innovative way to approach divorce and separation and it greatly benefits families.
If you’re separating from your partner, whether married or not, you already know it’s stressful.…
Margaret enjoys working with her clients to resolve their issues in a timely and respectful fashion. Her goal is to provide practical, knowledgeable and compassionate guidance, and to help educate and empower her clients to make good decisions. Margaret is a rural practitioner with a focus on family law.
Margaret graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1981.…
I believe in being soft on the people, and hard on the problems The best results in negotiation should aim for win-win.
I graduated from Law School at the University of Alberta in 2010. I have practiced in both urban and rural environments, and have experience in handling various kinds of family and civil matters. I have been to all levels of court in Alberta, but prefer to use the process best suited for the people and the problems.…
Crystal was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago but immigrated to Canada to pursue her tertiary level education. She completed her Law Degree at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia and was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2008. She then relocated to Edmonton, and was called to the Alberta Bar in 2010. Crystal practices in the areas of family, criminal and immigration law and has developed her negotiation skills while navigating these three distinct areas of law.…
Renn Spence is a lawyer, mediator, and Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer, whose practice focuses mainly on Family Law. Renn attended the University of Alberta for both his Undergraduate Degree and for law school. Renn articled at a large Canada wide firm in 2015, then worked for a boutique in the downtown area before moving to Verhaeghe Law in 2018.…
Rebecca Cuthbertson Hulst is the Past Chair of both the CBA Family Section (North) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund [LEAF], she is an active volunteer with Toastmasters and the Edmonton Community Legal Centre [ECLC], and she is a Child Support Resolution Officer with the Province. She has practiced Family Law since 2003 and Collaborative Family Law since 2010. …
Tony has practiced Family Law for 35 years and has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta. He is a qualified mediator and arbitrator and has been a Collaborative Family Lawyer since its inception in Alberta in 2001. For several years, Tony taught family law, chambers advocacy and legal writing with the Legal Education Society of Alberta.…
Heather’s focus is on helping people create solutions that work for them in a cost-efficient way, while preserving their assets and their important relationships. She named her firm after the star, Merak. It is one of the two stars in the Big Dipper that points the way to the North Star, which has long served as a landmark for travellers without a compass.…
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.…
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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