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Divorce Act changes ‘a boon’ for collaborative law practice – Interview By Law Times

As the pandemic has produced a rise in divorces and family disputes, the recent enactment of Divorce Act amendments will give a boost to collaborative family law and have more clients resolving their issues outside of a courtroom, say two family

The Divorce Act has grown up, but will we?

Many people think that the courtroom is the place to finally bring justice — via the well-intentioned figure seated in black robes — to the injustice of their failed marriage. Unfortunately, it is often not like this. Despite recent reforms

New Divorce Act changes focus on out-of-court resolution, interests of child – Boutet in The Lawyer’s Daily

New federal laws requiring family lawyers to “encourage” parting spouses to use mediation or other forms of alternative dispute resolution instead of the courts have come into force. On March 1, federal Minister of Justice and Attorney General David Lametti

Nathalie Boutet is now a certified Advanced Collaborative Professional

I am pleased to announce my new designation as an Advanced Collaborative Professional. The Ontario Association of Collaborative Professionals established the Advanced Collaborative Professional designation in order to recognize the professional commitment to the community and advanced skill level. The

Divorce Act Changes Could Finally Address Realities The Law Left Out – Boutet in Huffington Post

It took 20 years, but the Canadian government is finally moving the needle on modernizing Canada’s family laws. This week, the Liberals tabled Bill C-78, which will amend the Divorce Act, and related Acts, which have otherwise seen no significant