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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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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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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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.
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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