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What is a Successful Mediation?

What is a successful mediation? Authors Bush and Folger[1] speak of the power of mediation to resolve divorces. The methodologies of mediation are very well suited for resolving conflicts between people that have been in close or personal relationships or

Family Mediation Enhances an Individual’s Ability to Truly Hear His or Her Spouse

Mediation “produces superior quality solutions for private disputes”.[1]  I would like to explore 2 of the many reasons why mediation is so effective: (1)  People can be truly heard and understood when they articulate what they want, and (2)  It

Nathalie Boutet featured in both The Montreal Gazette and the Victoria & Vancouver Island News

By Denise Deveau, Postmedia News Family law a ‘people’ profession Soft skills such as empathy and patience go hand in hand with familiarity of many aspects of the legal practice Nathalie Boutet became a family lawyer because she enjoys helping

How to Mentally Prepare for Mediation

People who separate will often experience very strong emotions that will at times feel unmanageable. Sometimes they feel as though they have made some progress only to be triggered by an event that reminds them of their former partner, or

Tips for Dealing with Clients Who Are Going Through a Divorce

I stand for families to be well, whether together or separated. In our professional life we encounter clients who are either thinking of separating or who are definitely separating. People in the service industry rely on good relationships with their

Do People Have to be Getting Along to Participate in Family Mediation?

Mediation is used by people who want to resolve disputes themselves rather than having a judge make decisions for them. But because these people’s relationship is broken, they need a third party to facilitate the communication, and guide the negotiation.

Nathalie Boutet Inspires Italian Collaborative Law Development

Nathalie Boutet is one of Canada’s most renowned Collaborative Law Lawyers. Mara Mazzara, a law student in Europe who recently completed one of Nathalie’s’ courses on Collaborative Law, dedicated her Masters of Law thesis to Nathalie, as Nathalie exemplifies what

The Neuro Family Law Institute

The Neuro Family Law Institute website is online and we invite you to visit and get involved. You can view the website at https://neurofamilylawinstitute.org   Vision and Mission of the Neuro Family Law Institute Vision: The Neuro Family Law Institute will transform

Family Mediation – A Step Towards Healing the Family and Healthier Relationships

This paper highlights why family mediation speeds up the process of healing the family and leads spouses towards healthier relationships after a separation. It will also provide information on how to find resources about “family mediation Toronto”. Separating spouses usually