Divorce Blog

Posts by Karen Stewart

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Mediation vs. Litigation – Resolving Matrimonial and Family Business Issues

Litigation and mediation are two different ways of settling disputes or conflicts. Before choosing the best option for you, it is a good idea to understand the differences. In this article, we will review the main steps of each as well as the pros and cons. Also, learn why mediation is the best way to resolve divorce conflict.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Divorce

Top 10 Tips to Survive COVID-19 in the Middle of a Divorce

If you are dealing with COVID-19 and a divorce at the same time, your plate is likely full. We get it. Stressing over the impact of a divorce is hard enough, and now dealing with the prevention of Coronavirus disease, you are grasping to find ways to manage. Here are 10 tips to help!

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Grounds for Divorce

What are Grounds for Divorce in Canada?

In Canada, there are three grounds for divorce: separation, adultery, and cruelty. In order to receive a court application for divorce, it is required that you identify the ground on which you are seeking divorce.

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Telling Children About Separation

Learn some practical loving ways to tell your children their parents are separating.

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Learn to Manage Co-parent Contract Expectations

Avoid disappointments over the holiday by revisiting your co-parent contract. 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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How to protect your kids & assets through divorce

Don’t be fooled — divorce is a zero-sum game. You will both lose something, that is a guarantee. Learn how to protect your assets and your children when going through a divorce. Download your FREE copy of ‘13 Things you need to know before you hire a divorce lawyer.’

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Divorce Mediation Checklist

Divorce Mediation Checklist

Learn how divorce mediation has become the popular choice for divorcing couples and if it will work for you. Fighting in court battles can be financially devastating and emotionally draining.

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Choosing a Mediator

Choosing the Right Divorce Mediator

Learn how not all divorce and separation mediators are the same and how Fairway Divorce offers a proven step-by-step process that facilitates resolution on money and kids achieving a divorce agreement.

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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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Courtroom Litigation

Litigation and Mediation – What’s the Difference?

There are many options for getting a divorce; collaborative law, litigation, arbitration, mediation. Here you learn the difference between mediation and litigation. The 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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Spring Cleaning, your house and your life after Divorce

Divorced or Separated? Get 5 practical suggestions on how to spring clean and de-clutter so that you can break down the barriers of emotional attachment to the past and plan your future path.

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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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Think You Are Done Your Taxes? Find out what you could be missing if you have recently divorced

Don’t get caught missing important submissions for completing your taxes. It is important to know that divorce can change how you conduct your tax returns in Canada. Find the links to the forms that should be submitted to the CRA during divorce.

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Divorce Mediation and What to Expect

Mediation by definition is the attempt to bring about a peaceful resolution whereby the parties volunteer and use a neutral party to facilitate. Mediation is chosen by divorcing couples who are either motivated to avoid the pitfalls and the emotional and financial costs of the traditional legal/lawyer-driven system or who simply want to arrive at a peaceful settlement.

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How about something to really make an impact this Valentine’s Day

Give your spouse or partner a gift they will appreciate more than chocolates and roses: A commitment to improving your relationship.

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