What is Collaborative Divorce?

Collaborative Divorce is an out-of-court process that enables separating or divorcing spouses to create their own settlement with the support of highly trained professionals.

Read more to learn about how the Collaborative Divorce Process works.

Is Collaborative Divorce For Me?

Collaborative Divorce is for clients who want to put the interests of their children first, protect their assets, preserve important relationships and maintain their privacy. Over its 20-year history, Collaborative Divorce has been used in a variety of situations including long-term marriages, same sex relationships, financially complex marriages and pre and post nuptial agreements.

Find out whether the Collaborative Divorce process is right for you.

Find a Collaborative Professional

Going through divorce raises many questions—about children, money, housing, assets, and more. Fortunately, you don’t have to work through these questions alone. In a Collaborative Divorce, a team of specially trained Collaborative professionals supports you in addressing your concerns and assists you in making sound decisions.

Find a Collaborative Professional in your area.

Posted by:
Sharon Smith M. R.Psych.


HEALTHY CO-PARENTING RUBRIC 1. Healthy co-parenting is based on civility of relationship between parents. 2. Healthy co-parents support clear emotional boundaries across the two sides of the divorce duplex. 3. Healthy co-parenting leads with the child(ren)’s best interest in mind. 4. Healthy co-parents work to increase experiences that create opportunities for success and mastery for the child(ren) in both homes. 5. Healthy co-parents accept reasonable regional differences in rules between the two sides of the divorce duplex (eg. Mom’s/dad’s house mom’s/dad’s rules). 6. Healthy co-parents work together to maintain a healthy generational boundary across the two sides of the divorce...

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Gordon Andreiuk H.

Courts now uphold your choice of Appropriate Dispute Resolution process

How binding is the standard clause in a settlement contract, a.k.a. Minutes of Settlement, that requires the parties to attempt mediation or a 4 way negotiation meeting before being allowed...

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