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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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CTV News - Part Three

CTV News Part 3 – How to Move Quickly through Divorce

Get your divorce done quickly with the fastest divorce process in Canada. Karen Stewart concludes her interviews with CTV Edmonton by presenting Fairway’s mission: Children, Assets & Speed. Fairway Divorce Solutions takes you through the process, separately, and then helps you quickly negotiate a resolution that protects your children and your assets.

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What to Know: Federal Child Support Guidelines

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

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Tax Return

Are Financial Disclosures Necessary During Divorce?

Learn about financial disclosure and whether it’s really necessary for divorce. In short: They are critical for a legal agreement, and we tell you how to find out if your partner is hiding financial information.

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Young Couple Outdoors

Living Common Law in BC: The New Family Law Act Spells Big Changes

The law is changing quite dramatically for common law couples. The new law says that once common-law couples have lived together for two years in a “marriage-like relationship” they will have an automatic half interest in all property accumulated during the relationship, as well as in the increase in the value of all property brought into the relationship.

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Legal Services Society

The New Family Law Act in British Columbia

The Family Law Act act will put British Columbia at the forefront of the rest of Canada in terms of up-to-date, progressive family law. The family mediation community in the province applaud this new act for many reasons including placing emphasis on mediation over litigation. The new act gives equal emphasis to agreements and court orders and encourages families to use divorce mediators.

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Books and Gavel

New Family Law Act in BC – Leads the Pack in Canada

Bill 16 of the Family Law Act has been passed! It was a sign that the traditional divorce system needed reform. The new act addresses some of the fundamental problems in the system and we look optimistically to the impact it has on divorce with children and families in general.

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