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High Conflict Divorce Mediation

High Conflict Divorces and Mediation

Just because you may be a high conflict divorce, does not mean you must turn to litigation and fighting it out with lawyers. There are better mediation alternatives like Fairway Divorce, that are focused on reducing time, money and stress, and to achieve resolution for those who are who are higher conflict.

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Federal Child Support Guidelines: What you need to know.

Learn about the Federal Child Support Guidelines from the perspective of a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst.

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Fairway Waterloo, Ontario Wins Business of the Year Award

Find why Fairway has won the Waterloo Business of the Year Award for its work as a divorce alternative!

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Getting Ready for Separate Dates

Divorced and Still Living Together

Learn tips and tricks for sharing a home with a former spouse. We cover the circumstances that may lead you there, household issues to consider, and strategies for communicating peacefully

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Telling a Spouse You want a Divorce

How To Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

For those who have carefully and thoughtfully considered their situation and come to the decision that it is time to get a divorce, the first challenge they face will be figuring out how they should approach the discussion with their spouse.

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Why Separations Happen Early in the New Year

Ms. Fortin’s radio interview sheds light on why couples want to put emotions aside and wait until after the holiday season to separate or file for divorce.

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Divorced or Separating families at Christmas

How can families who are going through separation or divorce ease their stress and the children’s stress during the holidays? Here are some tips for families in transition.

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10 Tips for dealing with the Limbo of separation and divorce

When in the middle of a divorce or separation you can feel like you are in a constant state of limbo. Not knowing what the next few months or even years will bring can leave you feeling out of control. Here are 10 suggestions for making this transition easier.

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Is text messaging a bridge to better communication in divorce?

Text messaging can help divorced and separated parents better communicate without emotion. Find out some tips on how to use text messages to stick to the business at hand.

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Home Alone This Holiday

Did Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon have it right when they bailed out of Christmas in the movie Four Christmases? Learn some helpful tips of on how to cope with the first holiday season post separation or divorce.

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No Nonsense Divorce Tips for Men

7 Powerful Tips for Men on how to set the course and stay the course when faced with a Divorce.

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Courtroom Litigation

Mediation vs. Litigation – A common sense trend to Resolving Matrimonial Issues

There are many options for getting a divorce; collaborative law, litigation, arbitration, mediation. Bottom line is that before you decide which direction you want to take, make sure you understand the outcomes. Judges are limited with time and resources to dig deep as you may hope.

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Stop pushing my buttons!

Learn new techniques to stop your instant reactions and to divert the negative consequences of an ex-spouse in divorce pushing your buttons.

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Managing Expectations Over the Holidays

Co-parents have an unwritten, unspoken expectation of each other but as time passes it may make sense to clarity expectations again. Here are some helpful tips on things you can do to clarify and update agreements.

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7 Days in a Week

You Can’t Cut 7 in Half Without Fracturing our Children’s Lives

Co-Parenting can be challenging but the children’s schedules need to be about them and not about cutting 50-50. There are 7 days in the week and so sometimes fair is not exactly equal.

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