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I often recommend this video to my clients in mediation to help them create a parenting plan that works in the best interest of their children.  What I like about this video is that Professor Tamara D. Afifi speaks on behalf of children of divorce. ...

The Canadian Bar Association’s National Magazine ran an interesting article in June 2013 about the importance of family law parties having affordable access to legal services. The article names “alternative dispute resolution”, such as mediation, as one of the most necessary shifts in getting family...

This summer I attended a seminar on Managing High Conflict Disputes put on by Victoria BC mediator, Micheal Lomax. He taught us a technique used to respond to hostile emails called a B.I.F.F. Response – keep it Brief, Informative, Friendly and Firm....

Before parents take any steps with respect to a separation, they have to figure out how to break the news to the children. While it is heartbreaking to think about broaching the topic, it is important that parents are equipped with some skills and...

Often the key to settling financial matters in a separation is gathering all the necessary financial information. Money is a major part of a separation. Child support, spousal support and division of assets and debts are all dependent on accurate financial information. ...