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Report recommends providing family law support early on

A report addressing gaps in the early stages of the family law system is a beneficial step towards better processes, says Toronto family lawyer Nathalie Boutet. The new report, released by the Law Commission of Ontario, includes several recommendations aimed

The New Negotiator: The Neuroscience of Self-Regulation

We would like to announce and invite you to attend the new lawyer conference The New Negotiator:  The Neuroscience of Self-Regulation. Negotiators and Mediators will: Understand the brain science behind what throws people off balance and the impact on everybody

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

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

Canada’s Top Business Women: Nathalie Boutet – by Women’s Post Magazine

Canada’s Top Businesswomen: Nathalie Boutet   written by: Sarah Lambert   Editor-in-Chief at Women’s Post and blogs at thelaughingmedusa.com. Nathalie Boutet, Family Law Mediator and Collaborative Negotiator & Solicitors and Co-Founder of NEXT Ltd. Growing up, Nathalie Boutet thought she

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