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Kelowna Family Businesses: Finding Resolution During Divorce Through Mediation

Divorce can become complicated quickly, especially when a family business hangs between the two parties. Making an effective, mutual agreement requires an expert mediator that is capable in business and finance. To facilitate the process, the involved parties should be prepared with their own expectations, and areas they will concede, prior to beginning mediation. The […]

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Divorce in the Okanagan: Lawyer or Mediator?

Written by our expert mediator, Daniel Mandelbaum, to address the key differences between a mediator and a lawyer’s approach to counselling a divorce. I receive a lot of clients who speak poorly of lawyers. They may unconsciously think that I will sympathize with their thoughts, and probably they have the unconscious intention to create an […]

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Getting a Divorce? What You Should Consider

No matter how your relationship now stands, getting a divorce takes an understanding between both parties. Mediation is a more civilized method of organizing a divorce, which allows both parties to communicate in the same room with a mediator on hand to walk through each step of the process mutually. This avoids the court system […]

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What Is Family Mediation and How Will It Help?

Family Mediation commonly addresses emotional and financial issues within the smaller component of the nuclear family and extends to the larger circle compromising the extended family. When parties are unable to reach a fair conclusion on their own, mediation services can be extremely beneficial. Sometimes it becomes difficult to discuss matters of the heart or […]

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Benefits of Mediation for Divorcing Couples in Kelowna

Divorce is a stressful and emotional time for most couples. With so many personal details to discuss, things can become even more difficult if communication has soured between parties. The children’s future, financial discussions, trust issues and division of assets are all elaborate topics for conversation.  Maintaining a mature conversation throughout this time is not […]

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Divorce & Family Mediation: It Takes Two to Tango

Prerequisites for Successful Mediation My first responsibility, as a Senior Mediator, is to determine whether or not a couple is, in fact, ready to mediate. Unfortunately 60 % of the couples that choose mediation are not prepared. There are several reasons for this, but in this article, I will concentrate on the two most significant […]

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Am I the right person for mediation? | Kelowna Divorce Mediation

However you word the query, the question remains essentially the same. Is there a definitive profile describing individuals who would be good mediation candidates? Are there simply couples who have no real issues to negotiate, having reached agreements in all substantive areas? Or is it those individuals who are still friends, having just drifted apart […]

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