August 2, 2011

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Family Lawyer, Collaborative Lawyer, and Mediator

vancouver-monthly-statGilsig Family Law provides family law advice and out of court settlement services to help you cut the financial and emotional costs of your separation and divorce.  My name is Marla Gilsig and I am a family lawyer, accredited family law mediator and collaborative divorce lawyer practicing in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Family Law Mediation and Collaborative Divorce are both a no court approach to settling separations and divorces.  Mediation and Collaborative Divorce are approaches that remove the adversarial element and replace it with an approach that consists of team problem solving to find winning solutions for both spouses and are 80% cheaper than family law litigation.

I am qualified to mediate your divorce settlement and draft your divorce agreement … Read more »

What are the Advantages of a Separation Agreement? Vancouver BC Family Lawyer Answers Your Questions

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What is a Separation Agreement?  A separation agreement is a written binding contract of how a couple, common law or married, have settled the issues arising from the end of their relationship.  In British Columbia spouses are separated pursuant to the BC Family Law Act, if a spouse has communicated to the other spouse that he or she had decided that the spousal relationship has ended and even if the spouses are still living in the same home.  If you have separated, and if you have children, assets, debts, pensions, businesses or need financial support, it is best to have formal written agreement.  Separation and separation agreements have a serious and long-lasting impact on your Read more »

Collaborative Process Is For Divorcing Couples Who Want A Healthy Transition And The Best Separation Agreement

12391435_192385974441516_971157875868647436_n.jpg North Shore Mountains Dec 2015Have you and your spouse separated and are now seeking an alternative to the court-based process which is expensive, time consuming and adversarial?  Are you and your spouse seeking a dignified and low-conflict method to divorce?  The Collaborative Divorce Process is an out of court dispute resolution process that uses innovative and non-adversarial techniques to ensure that the issues arising from your separation are dealt with in a manner that maintains and promotes the interests of your children, your spouse and you.

Visit the Collaborative Divorce Vancouver website to learn more about this respectful process for resolving family disputes http://collaborativedivorcebc.com/professionals/marla_gilsig

The Collaborative Divorce Process is an excellent process for you and your spouse if:

  • You both want to resolve and
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Mediator Marla Gilsig Helps Divorcing Couples Create Affordable Separation Agreements

10783493994_d92c35502d_hDivorce should not be a naughty word that conjures up images of a couple sparring like two wrestlers vying for a bloodied crown.  Marriages do not always last forever, get over it.  Your future will not be determined by your divorce unless you choose to turn it into a three ring circus where the only elephants performing are you and your spouse.   Yes, divorce is a fragile time for your family and it has never been more important for you to collaborate with your spouse to reach a divorce settlement in which your children and  your finances are the priority.

After years of battling in court on behalf of family law clients, my mission was to change the process of divorce.  In 2010 I … Read more »