resources & information

Information & Resources

Sometimes, relationships end in divorce or separation and couples have to go their separate ways. If you have children, it’s important that your break-up goes as smoothly as possible to have as little impact on them as you can manage. Even if you don’t have kids, any relationship break down can affect all other areas of your life. Having the …

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Family Mediation is Effective

Here is an interesting blog post from MediateBC:   The Mediate BC Mediator Survey 2014 found that over 90% of mediations resolved all issues or helped the parties move towards resolution. These resolution rates were particularly high in family mediations where: – 81% Resolved all issues – 17% Did not resolve all issues, but assisted the parties to move towards …

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Mediation Goes to Bermuda

Two mediators of the Barrie Mediation Centre have just returned from a week of training Bermudians who are interested in diverting warring spouses form the court system. The support of the judiciary and others involved with separating couples will be needed to move away from the well-entrenched adversarial attitude of Bermudians’ but hopefully the week of mediation training presented by …

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OAFM Conference

We attended the OAFM conference in September held this year in Toronto. The Collaborative Law Association “collaborated” with OAFM and had very interesting presentations. Gail Vas Oxlade of Till Debt Do Us Part fame informed us of the high cost of her several marriage breakdowns. More importantly we enjoyed the opportunity to network, meeting other mediators during the sessions and …