At Knights Law Professional Corporation – our St. Catharines and Niagara Region based lawyers have assisted clients on numerous types of family law matters and done so in a cost-effective manner. Our family law lawyers can assist on a variety of different family law disputes including but not limited to:
At Knights Law Professional Corporation – it is our view that the vast majority of family law disputes are best settled out of court. Of course, it is best if you and your spouse could work out your separation at the kitchen table. However, if you can’t, then let us help you through the collaborative process.
There are many benefits of choosing collaborative family law and as a result we typically advise our clients to take this route during family law proceedings.
Collaborative family law is an alternative dispute resolution process where couples voluntarily work together to resolve their legal issues without going to court and through the assistance of collaborative family lawyers. In some cases, this process may also include collaborative professionals such as financial specialists and/or social workers. This process begins through a mutual agreement between both parties that they endeavour to resolve their conflicts respectfully and with minimal conflict. From there a separation agreement is drafted that both parties agree to.
Collaborative family lawyers also have specialized training in things like:
There are many benefits of participating in collaborative family law as an alternative dispute resolution service. While the list below is not exhaustive - some of the benefits of collaborative family law include:
In order for collaborative family law to work for you – it is important that both parties agree from the onset to participate in the program and aim to keep things amicable. This is a voluntary solution – meaning that both parties must voluntarily agree to this. Contact us for more information if you think you and your spouse can benefit from collaborative family law.
You can book a consultation with us by either calling us, filling out a form or emailing us and a member of our legal team will be in touch with you to review your case and discuss what legal recourse may look like for you.