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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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    Jack Hauptman

    Family Lawyer

    Jack has been a lawyer for over 40 years. He is one of the most senior family law lawyers in Edmonton.

    During his career Jack has obtained experience in many areas of the law including family law, civil and criminal litigation, real estate transactions, corporate matters and employment issues. Since 1990 Jack has concentrated his practice on the area of family law, and since 2002 in the area of Collaborative Divorce and Mediation.…

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    Ms. Crystal A. Lawrence

    Family Lawyer

    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.…

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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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    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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    Kier Wilson

    Family Lawyer

    After numerous years of “fighting it out” in court, it became clear to Kier that there must be a better way to resolve family files. After learning that sumo suits and foam bats were not likely going to catch on as a means of dispute resolution, Kier became trained and registered in the practice of collaborative family law.…

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    Loreen P. Brenneis

    Family lawyer

    Loreen graduated in 1995 from the University of Alberta and received her Bachelor of Laws with Distinction. Loreen began practicing in the area of family law when she joined Robinson and Company in Spruce Grove in 1996.

    Separation and divorce is an emotional time for the whole family. Loreen works with individuals in the most efficient way to reduce the financial and emotional stresses during their separation.…

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    Margaret Weir Andreassen

    Family lawyer

    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.…

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    Bruce Russell Reid

    Family Lawyer

    Bruce Reid is a lawyer, mediator, Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer, and partner at Long Family Law Group LLP. He has worked with our firm in many capacities since 2008, full-time in the summers and part-time during the school years. He began his tenure with us as a filing clerk, but his role evolved quickly.

    Bruce is an Acadian Maritimer transplanted to Alberta, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts and obtained the distinction of First Class Honours.…

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    Renn Spence

    Family Lawyer

    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.…

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    Wendy M. Phillips-Berard

    Family lawyer

    I assist people with many of the day-to-day legal issues facing families, including transitioning through a separation, planning for death or incapacity, and purchasing and selling family homes. I am very interested in helping people sort through the confusion and uncertainty around a major life change, in educating them about their legal rights and obligations and supporting them in finding a new path forward.…

     

    

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    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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