Articles under the category “Collaborative Divorce”:

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

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

  • You both want to
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How to Have a Happy, Healthy, & Inexpensive Collaborative Divorce

Vancouver BC Ocean View - Marla Gilsig Family Lawyer 

Unless your name is Johnny Depp, divorce can have a significant impact on your life, both emotionally and financially.  In Canada, one in two unions fails, most unions fail before the 14-year mark. Most separating spouses say the divorce process was traumatic, that it harmed the children and dissipated their assets.  But I am a divorce lawyer in Vancouver who helps couples separate in a healthy and cost-effective manner.  

Frequently, the separating spouses focus on the financial aspects of divorce without addressing their emotional wounds and scars.  But studies show that when separating spouses deal with their feelings while going through divorce, each spouse becomes a better separation agreement negotiator and it provides each spouse and their family … Read more »

Collaborative Law Presentation – CBA Canadian Legal Conference – Vancouver Family Lawyers Marla Gilsig and Nancy Cameron QC

From Litigation to Collaboration: Achieving the Full Paradigm Shift for You, Your Firm and Clients –
Improving Access to Justice particularly in Family Law

Practice-Focused Presentation by the CBA’s National Small, Solo and General Practice Forum
2.5 Hours CPD followed by a 0.5-hour Small, Solo and General Practice Forum Business Meeting
Canadian Bar Association Canadian Legal Conference, CBA and CCCA Programs Aug 12 – 14, 2012
Vancouver, BC
Monday, August 13, 2012 from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Moderator: Marla Gilsig, GILSIG Family Law

Let go of being the gladiator and become a conflict resolution advocate in a collaborative practice.
Collaborative practice is an enlightened alternative to litigation – a process tailored to the parties and
not the … Read more »