Divorce Blog

Colette Fortin

Learn About a Day in the Life as a Franchisee of Fairway Divorce Solutions

A franchisee for over 8 years, Colette Fortin, shares her story about a day in the life of a franchisee as well as what inspired her to join after hearing Karen Stewart’s passion about creating a revolutionary approach to divorce.

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Sweat and Equity: Franchises on the Rise Among Canadian Investors

Fairway Divorce Solution was featured in an article in the Globe and Mail on: “Sweat and equity: Franchises on the rise among Canadian investors”. If you are interested in learning more about franchise opportunities with Fairway Divorce Solutions, please reach out directly to our President, Matthew Ball.

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Divorced? Travelling with Children Needs to be Planned

Learn practical tips on how to put together a detailed plan for travelling with children when divorced.

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Co-Parenting & Creating Memories for the Kids over the Summer when Divorced

Organizing summer arrangement and vacations is time-consuming and sometimes complex, but add Divorced Parents and it can be a real challenge. Here are some tips on how to make it better for everyone.

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The Best Parent for a Child is Both Parents

Avoid the potential for parental alienation by telling your children what you dislike about their other parent. Consider a Parent Coach to help establish a plan to protect the family relationships.

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How Does Selling A Car Compare To Distancing From A Former Partner While Divorcing?

How is selling a car anything like how we process our divorce? Conflict coach discusses, how you might use mediation as a compassionate way to move on and hold your ex in less distaste.

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Canadian Money

The HONEST Going Rate For A Divorce

The Canadian Lawyer Magazine published an article each year called the “Going Rate” on what lawyers charge for divorce and separation. The challenge with these statistics, is that they are voluntary, meaning that they are likely skewed down as lawyers are hesitant to be honest about the fees, as they can be very high. Thousands of couples are spending way more than this survey quotes. Buyer beware.

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What to Do with The Children During the Summer Break when Divorced

Learn some very practical tips for planning for a successful summer 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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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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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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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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