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Whatâ€™s the Difference Between Arbitration and Mediation?
The terms mediation and arbitration are often thought to be interchangeable. Despite the similarities, there are several key differences between arbitration and mediation you should keep in mind when deciding whether to proceed. Whatâ€™s the Difference? Divorce mediation and arbitration are great options for couples who want to avoid expensive, time-consuming traditional litigation. Both mediation […]
How Divorce Mediation Can Save Your Marriage
There is not a couple out there who goes into marriage expecting or wanting a divorce. Splitting up should almost always be the last option a couple considers. After all, youâ€™ve agreed to a life-long partnership together, through thick and thin. Barring situations of abuse, habitual infidelity or other extreme situations, you should try to […]
Reasons To Use Child Custody Mediation
A mediated divorce provides a viable alternative to traditional litigated divorce. It is a means by which the couple can come together and decide on the best way to divide assets and responsibilities between themselves. This can be especially important when children are involved. Here are a few reasons why child custody mediation is better […]
Limited Arbitration in Divorce
One of the more interesting facets of divorce law is that many couples facing this difficult situation donâ€™t realize how many options they have. For the majority of divorcing partners, the traditional method of going before the courts, battling it out in a bitter fight and accepting the judgeâ€™s call is not the best way […]
Dividing Assets in a Mediated Divorce
Alberta, like most Canadian provinces and US states, requires property to be divided equally in a divorce. Should a divorcing couple decide to enter litigation, each spouse will attempt to argue their version of what they see as an equitable division of property. In the end, a judge must decide how they would divide property […]
What is Arbitration?
Arbitration is the practice of dispute resolution. During arbitration, each party tells his side of the dispute to the arbitrator and requests a resolution. Both parties may support their cases with witnesses and documents and make arguments. Then, an impartial third party determines a dispute in a private and judicial manner. Arbitrators reach fair resolutions […]
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