“How did this happen?” asked exasperated Ontario Superior Court Justice Alex Pazaratz. “How does this keep happening? What will it take to convince angry parents that nasty and aggressive litigation never turns out well?”. “Somehow, between them, they spent more than half a million dollars on lawyers ‘to have a judge tell us something we could arrange ourselves.’
For most people, going through the process of separation and divorce is a very emotional time. Even though you may agree to divorce, you might not agree about anything else. Talking to each other, and making mutually beneficial decisions regarding financial division, child & spousal support, and custody can be very difficult. This process often goes more smoothly when a Mediator is present.