Victoria Divorce Mediators

Divorce & Separation Experts for Victoria, BC

Fairway has been helping couples with separation and divorce without the high cost of lawyers since 2006

Serving the Greater Victoria Region

The benefits you get from Fairway

Start to Finish Divorce in a reasonable time with a reasonable costFrom finding yourself on the doorsteps of divorce and not sure whether you need divorce mediation, a divorce lawyer or another divorce service, we will guide you every step of the way – from the beginning to the end. We will mediate, navigate and negotiate so you can achieve your best outcome and move on with your new life.

Alternative Divorce Resolution; mediation that drives resultsAs the largest and most experienced divorce mediation firm in Canada, we are leading the way in helping couples find a fair, legal and more peaceful process to achieve a divorce settlement. Our premier Victoria office will work with the two of you, regardless of whether you are uncontested or conflicted. Our goal is to achieve resolution in a timely way that protects your assets and lays the foundation for your future success.

Work with the Best Lawyers, Mediators and Resolution ExpertsWhen you are going through this challenging time, having the confidence that you are working with professionals that are trained in divorce law, mediation, and parenting plans is key to your peace of mind. You can trust that your divorce resolution will be the best outcome you could achieve whether you used mediation or hired a family lawyer to take you to court.

A proven proprietary process (INR) used by thousands of Canadian couplesHaving a process that you can trust is the key to our success. You will not be blindsided as you will know where you are going each step of the way. Your peace of mind as you move through with our divorce mediation support is what gives you the space to make all the very important legal and financial settlement divorce decisions.

How we do things differently

This is our proven results-driven divorce process for couples.
Our premier process for couples with more complex separations that also focuses on life beyond divorce.
For individuals who want move though divorce in a positive way, but whose spouse will not participate.


Suite 200, 535 Yates Street
Victoria, BC  V8W 2Z6
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Specializing In:
Divorce Mediation
Grey divorce
Complex financial arrangements
High net-worth divorce
Divorcing with children
Common-law relationships

Services offered at Fairway Victoria

Our Resolution Experts at Fairway understand and are uniquely trained in divorce, business, and family negotiation to tackle the financial and emotional hardships of separation. We are committed to helping our clients achieve their Clear Road to a New Life™ while maintaining their dignity and focusing on their positive futures.

We understand the unique needs and landscape of Victorian residents and the current British Columbia mediation policy. Fairway’s final separation agreements and plans are based on the family laws of your jurisdiction, including the: Divorce Act, Federal Child Support Guidelines, and the Family Law Act. Our unique INR mediation method ensures you leave us with everything needed to close this chapter and begin your next adventure.

You’ll work with a dedicated resolution expert who will guide you through each step of The Fairway Method, keeping negotiations on a timeline and your priorities at the centre of the process. Your mediator will meet with you and your partner or spouse separately to provide both of you the opportunity to make decisions fully informed and in your own way. Your final separation agreement will reflect everyone’s needs, preferences, vision for the future, and be based on the matrimonial and divorce laws.

We know and love the communities we serve

Fairway Victoria provides a compassionate approach to divorce to residents of the Greater Victoria Region who enjoy a high quality of life that the turmoil of separation shouldn't disrupt. The diverse community values their health and well-being and thrives on the vibrant environment and culture. When working with our boutique firm, our clients get peace of mind that their resolution achieves a future with the best interests of both parties in mind. The Fairway INR Process caters to families and common-law couples at various stages of life, whether your primary concerns revolve around grey divorce, parenting, or property division.

What makes our team unique and how we are deeply qualified to serve you

Our team at Fairway Victoria brings extensive financial experience and solutions when it comes to mediation. They understand the dynamics that business, property division, or co-parenting bring at any stage of life and can navigate clients to make decisions that achieve resolution. The team shines with accredited mediators, financial divorce specialists, and legal experts to simplify the divorce process and get you through as painlessly as possible. We focus on families' well-being and positive outcomes beyond separation so you can get back to living the life you envision.

The team at Victoria

Caroline Cranston
Caroline Cranston CFP®, CFDS®, Q.Med
Resolution Expert, Mediator
Caroline Cranston is a senior Resolution Expert with Fairway Victoria. Helping people and bringing clarity about their future has been a common theme throughout her career. Drawing from her extensive experience in finance, Caroline centralizes her clients’ needs while focusing on their resolution. With a reputation for integrity, Caroline’s passion for helping people move to the next chapter of their lives with as little harm as possible shines through. She wholeheartedly believes in the effectiveness of the Fairway INR process to reduce the stress and confusion of divorce through a client-centred approach.
INR Certified ProfessionalINR Certificate of Completion

Brittany Doucet
Brittany Doucet B.A., J.D.
Lawyer and Legal Expert
Brittany Doucet is a full-time family law lawyer. She ensures our clients get top-notch service from their Resolution experts by educating them on current family and matrimonial law and giving them the tools and consultative advice to address individual client circumstances. Brittany constantly monitors changes to local and national laws, ensuring that separation agreements withstand the test of time.

Karen Stewart
Karen Stewart B.Sc, MBA, C.Med, ICD.D
Resolution Expert, Mediator
Combining Karen’s personal divorce experience with the financial acumen she’s developed over the years as an MBA, entrepreneur and financial company founder, Karen founded Fairway Divorce Solutions in 2006 and the step-by-step INR (Independently Negotiated Resolution) Divorce process that has transformed the Divorce Industry and achieved thousands of fair resolutions across Canada.

While Karen no longer takes on cases herself, she remains involved with as many cases as she can. She has made many media appearances discussing the effects of divorce in today’s society. These appearances include The Globe and Mail, ABC Money Matters, Entrepreneur Magazine, PROFIT Magazine, More Magazine, Financial Times, CTV, Slice™ and Breakfast Television.
INR Certified Professional

Fairway Extended Team
A Strong National Brand Supporting Local Expertise
At Victoria you receive the benefit of a private confidential mediation boutique supported by a national team. Fairway’s national team of legal, financial, and business professionals assist the Victoria office by providing up-to-date changes to British Columbia and Canadian divorce laws, client education, financial divorce expertise, collective peer review on client cases, and the drafting and critiquing of separation agreements by Fairway’s legal department. The result is an expertly crafted agreement that avoids unnecessary delays when you take the final step in your divorce process and engage independent legal advice. Locally and nationally, the Fairway team is here to help you move forward into your new life.

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Fairway Solutions
With Fairway, you're backed by a longstanding national brand.
Fairway Solutions and our step-by-step INR mediation method was founded by Karen Stewart to help Canadian families transition through separation and divorce efficiently, without draining their assets. We’re experts in divorce, family, business and conflict resolution and mediation, with franchise locations across Canada. Since 2006 Fairway’s dedicated mediators and resolution experts have coached over 5,600 families through divorce conflict.

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Karen Stewart, founder of Fairway Divorce Solutions, has authored several books on the topic of divorce.

From the moment I first walked through their doors until the day I received my final documents, I felt I was in caring, competent hands. My amazing Fairway mediator prepared me for what would likely be happening over the following weeks, and then skilfully guided my ex and I through the mediation process until we reached a mutually-agreed-on settlement
Fairway Client
May 2018