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Resolving Legal Issues After Separation or Divorce: Choosing the Appropriate Family Dispute Resolution Process

Overview of Course

This workshop is suitable for parents, lawyers and mental health practitioners who work with separating and divorcing families. Participants will learn about the various family dispute resolution processes available in Ontario, including:

  • client-based mediation

  • lawyer-assisted mediation

  • mediation-arbitration

  • arbitration

  • parenting coordination

  • collaborative law

  • family court proceedings

The workshop will focus on how each family dispute resolution process works, the role of parents, lawyers and the family dispute resolution professional in each process and when each process may be most appropriate and cost-effective.