Laura Catone-Tarcea The way we treat the most vulnerable members in our community is the truest reflection of how caring a community we are. It is now estimated that about 60% – 80% of family law litigants are unrepresented. Many of these families cannot afford representation. The court system can be a difficult, lengthy and … Continue reading Access to Family Dispute Resolution processes should start in the community and should remain within the community!
The Impact of Family Mediation and Resource Centre’s (FMRC’s) Family Law Information Sessions (“FLIS”) YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO KNOW YOUR OPTIONS EARLY The Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario has established Mandatory Information Programs (MIPs) throughout family court locations across Ontario, providing attendees with general information about separation/divorce and the legal process. These … Continue reading YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO KNOW YOUR OPTIONS EARLY
“Participation in collaborative proceedings such as mediation tends to not only decrease the intensity of conflict below the level brought to them by separating parties but also to improve the quality of post-separation relationships between them…”(Ellis, 2014)