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Separated Families Derive Great Satisfaction Through the Collaborative Process – Nathalie Boutet in Ontario Bar Association

When my colleague Barbara Kristanic and I started our most recent Collaborative Law case involving mobility (wife and children to relocate from Ontario to Europe), a child with disabilities, a stay-at-home mother and a husband who wanted to change careers,

Resolution by Negotiation Most Common Approach

A recent study finding that most paths through the family justice process lead to resolution by negotiation lays the groundwork for a discussion on why many cases even enter the court system in the first place, says Toronto family lawyer

Interest-based negotiation techniques for negotiation – Nathalie Boutet in Lawyers Weekly

The Lawyers Weekly newspaper sought out the expertise of family law negotiator Nathalie Boutet to discuss best practices for out of court negotiation techniques. Boutet comes back to true and trusted “Interest-based negotiation”, the effective technique developed by Roger Fisher

How Not to Need Your Family Law Lawyer Forever

Nathalie Boutet is featured on Advocate Daily discussing how a Collaborative Law Lawyer will set divorced families up for positive resolution in the future when issues are reopened. The needs of separated families will constantly change. The residency schedule may

Reduce the cost of valuing a professional practice upon divorce using Collaborative Law

Valuating a professional practice when there is a separation may be emotionally charged and costly because of the subjective nature of business valuations, especially professional businesses. Read more to find out what elements of a professional practice may have value

Amicable Divorce? You Can Separate or Divorce without Court Using Collaborative Law in Ontario

Most people set out to have an amicable divorce. Why then is it so painful when they separate or divorce? A family law file is generally made up by 5% of the law and the facts of your case, and