Here are some articles we’ve written to help you learn the art of dispute resolution.
There is no point in negotiating agreements without comprehensive and accurate financial disclosure. Chateauvert v. Chateauvert, 2018 CarswellAlta 4. is a good example of what can go wrong when financial disclosure is lacking.read more
John Cameron, CEO of Keller Construction and Changing Lives Foundation ( have you seen the Singing Christmas Tree? If you have, you have experienced one contribution he has facilitated) was featured in the December 2017 "Business in Edmonton" magazine. In the...read more
Common sense would tell us that if two people owe each other money the most effective way to settle things is for one to pay the other the difference between the two amounts. Well, 'common' logic does not extend to Canada Revenue Agency or the Federal Tax Court. A...read more
Until the late 20th century women were assumed to be the ones best able to perform the role of companion/nurturer - the glue that bound family and social relationships together. The authors like Daniel Golman published research that showed shifting reality - that men...read more
I am asked in consultations to explain why I think Collaborative Law should be the first stop in any dispute. I am then asked to share those ideas with others who come to my website looking for information, help and assistance. This post is intended share some of...read more
For every event, experience or ‘fact’ you encounter in your life you apply a meaning. Meaning is the story or narrative that gives context and understanding to your experience – for you. The same event, experience or ‘fact’ can have different meaning to different...read more
"Maturity doesn't always accompany age" John Maxwell. Young children are immature. They are immature because everything in their life is about them. Everyone in their life is relevant only because of what they can do for the child. Immaturity is thinking only about...read more
There is a difference between people. That difference is what is a big difference. That difference is attitude. Whether it is positive or negative is what makes the big difference. (adapted from the words of W Clement stone). We cannot control all that happens around...read more
The weakness of the legal system arises in its reliance on precedent where what happened yesterday is presumed to define what should or will happen today. Parenting should not be decided with a cookie cutter approach. Few men stay at home and take care of the children...read more
I am every age. I am four and twelve and fourteen and twenty-nine. I am every age in between. Pray for me and for our reconnection. believe in the power of your own mind and heart. Know the power of your thoughts. Know that you can reach me and hold me in your mind’s eye. Find a way to rise above the negativity and the pain and let love sustain you. Believe that there is some purpose to this mess and that we will both be okay. I can only be alienated if you allow it to happen by giving up.read more
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