Since approximately 95% of family law disputes are settled without a judge’s decision the family law lawyers at Waterloo’s Amy, Appleby & Brennan have devoted their time training in and developing experience with the best alternatives to litigation.
Collaborative family law and mediation are the least expensive and most effective ways of solving the issues that arise on the breakdown of a marriage or common law relationship. In the collaborative family law (“CLF”) approach, both parties are assisted by a team of lawyers, family specialists, and financial professionals. But it is parties themselves who make their own decisions and find their own solutions focused on their particular circumstances, goals, and interests. When there are children involved the focus is firmly on the children’s best interest.
Collaborative or mediated agreements created by the parties are stronger, more responsive to the family’s needs, and as a result are long lasting.
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