Link to Video NBC’s Today Show interviews a former couple who used the Collaborative Law Process as well as their Collaborative lawyers. The lawyers explain how the process works. The former couple explains how they felt about using the Process and the personal impact on them. … [Read more...] about NBC’s Today Show – Profile of Collaborative Divorce
The Hague Child Abduction Convention is an international document which has 2 goals: (1) to secure the prompt return of children wrongfully removed to or retained in a Contracting State (a state / country that has signed onto the Convention); and (2) to ensure that the custody laws of one Contracting State are respected in another Contracting State. In the 1st scenario, if children were … [Read more...] about Japan Signs on to 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention
Link to Article Nov 8, 2011 – Micki McWade gives some great tips on helping parents to get through their transition from married to divorced. When you’re emotionally involved in the situation, it’s tough to see beyond your little “box”. These are tips that I would think many of my clients could benefit from. … [Read more...] about Wales Online – Tips on Surviving Divorce
Link to Article October 28, 2011 – Susan Gregory Thomas writes about her choice in how to divorce, the Collaborative Divorce. She recommends that everyone at least do their due diligence before they embark on any choice in divorce. In doing her due diligence, she read as many articles about the impact of divorce on children, and wanted to do everything she could to avoid a negative … [Read more...] about New York Times – The Good Divorce
Link to Article June 20, 2011 – Howard H. Irving, PhD. writes about the devastation he sees amongst children of divorce when parents decide to use the adversarial system to resolve their marriage disputes. He acknowledges that the first instinct is for parents to lay blame and find fault with the other, but that when we take a step back it is likely not the best avenue for the children if … [Read more...] about Huff Post Canada – Family Mediation: The Best Practice For Parents And Their Children When The Marriage Is Over
Link to Article March 25, 2011 – Erin Anderssen starts the article with “Love is grand… Divorce is 100 grand…” Doesn’t that say it all? Actually, that’s not necessarily the case these days with options other than a messy, nasty divorce. The writer summarises the evolution of divorce law in Canada, and recounts that there are better options nowadays for resolving disputes in a … [Read more...] about Globe and Mail – Why Canada Needs A Split From Its Messy Divorce Laws
Link to Article Dec 13, 2010 – Curtis Harrison writes this article about the Collaborative Law Process being “the 21-Century’s cutting-edge alternative method of resolving” family law disputes without going to court. … [Read more...] about Is There A “Minimally-Invasive” Divorce?
Link to Article Aug 28, 2010 – Mary Pilon talks about how to ease the financial burden of separation and divorce. It’s tough enough to go from one household to two – just by being informed about your choice in “how” to divorce, you may be able to save many of your precious resources. … [Read more...] about Wall Street Journal – Breaking Up Without Breaking The Bank