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Posts by Ryan Womeldorf

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Divorced with Children: What To Do During Summer Break

Learn some very practical tips for planning for a successful summer break for your kids when you are divorced and dealing with the added challenges that give rise to managing camps etc. Learn some fun things to do in Edmonton, Alberta and other locations.

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Celebrating Father’s Day After Divorce

Celebrating Father’s Day After Divorce

If you are recently divorced and don’t know how to handle Father’s Day, here are a few helpful tips to follow.

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The Benefits of Family Mediation

The benefits of family mediation are many. Instead of going through the expensive process of traditional family divorce, consider the benefits of mediation.

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8 Warning Signs of Divorce

There are warning signs of divorce in every case. What are the most common? Here are 8 signs that you should be aware of.

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6 Tips to Survive Emotionally in Divorce

Believe it or not, some divorces end amicably, and couples move on, and some even remain friends. Surviving emotionally in a divorce can be done if you ask yourself the right questions and take the right steps. Learn the tips to get through your divorce amicably.

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Colette Fortin

Colette Fortin Discusses Money Problems in Relationships on Money Matters

In any relationship, there is a balance of power. For some relationships, that power can become imbalanced when one party controls finances or financial decisions. One of the major reasons for strife in relationships and divorce is because of a lack of control or power from one part. In this Rogers TV interview, Colette discusses all of the factors in which money problems in relationships can come into effect.

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Useful Divorce Related Links – Alberta

Here are a few helpful divorce related links that can provide insight and information for all stages of a separation if you live in Alberta.

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Understanding Mediation vs Litigation vs Arbitration

Getting divorced can be different for everyone. The first step is understanding what differences there are in mediation vs litigation vs arbitration and how each can be beneficial or detrimental to your case.

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Managing Expectations Over the Holidays

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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Fairway Recognizes the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Fairway Recognizes the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

We at Fairway hope to help spread awareness and education of Indigenous people of Canada to a broader audience. Take the time on September 30th to recognize what they have been through. Also, the tragedy of what happened in residential schools and spread awareness of the atrocities committed.

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Can You Develop Divorce PTSD?

Often, when we think about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), we envision battlegrounds, car accidents, or sexual assault. Although these are very traumatic experiences, very little is known about how divorce impacts couples and how it can lead to PTSD. Learn about PTSD and how it relates to divorce.

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What if My Spouse Denies My Divorce Request?

Perhaps you have filed a divorce request but your spouse says no. Here is what you need to know about divorce requests in Canada.

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January is Divorce Month for a Reason

January has come to be known as divorce month. There are a few reasons why that is the case and why it isn’t necessarily the end of the world.

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Divorce Expert Karen Stewart

Divorce Expert Karen Stewart

When going through the divorce process, it helps to have a divorce expert on your side. Karen Stewart has become a trusted name in guiding Canadians through one of the roughest experiences that life has to offer.

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Divorce and Real Estate – To Sell or Not to Sell?

Divorce and real estate is one of the biggest financial impacts when it comes to the process of moving on. That is why it is important to not let emotions dictate whether or not you will sell your home during or following a divorce.

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