We are open in our 8 offices to serve your needs

collaborative family law

Collaborative Family Law Firm with Offices in Toronto, Barrie, Mississauga, Aurora & Scarborough

Gelman & Associates is your collaborative family law firm

Every lawyer at Gelman & Associates is prepared and experienced when it comes to assisting clients with all matters related to family law. In addition, we have a number of lawyers who are specifically trained and certified to practice Collaborative Family Law.

The Lawyer’s Role In The Collaborative Process

Learn More

What is Collaborative Family Law Process?

Divorce often conjures up images of nasty disputes between both parties. The Collaborative process, however, is a team approach to resolving legal issues.  Both spouses each engage a collaboratively trained lawyer and work together through a series of four-way meetings to arrive at a mutually satisfactory Separation Agreement.

Promoting constructive dialogue between couples in order to achieve their desired outcomes is a key reason that the Collaborative Lawyers’ practice has been gaining traction over the past several years.

It’s not surprising. Working together stands in sharp contrast to contested divorces which are public, time consuming, and much more expensive.

Contact Gelman & Associates to meet with a Collaborative Family Lawyer

The lawyers at Gelman & Associates trained in Collaborative Family Law are:

To book a consultation with one of our experienced Collaborative Family lawyers Ontario, please contact Gelman & Associates at (416) 736-0200 or use our contact form online.

FAQ’s COLLABORATIVE FAMILY LAW:

FAQ: COLLABORATIVE FAMILY LAW

Generally, the collaborative law process starts when both parties agree to use negotiations and mediations to settle their divorce amicably. This is done so a couple can reach a fair and equitable agreement based on realistic goals and reasonable judgment.

Collaborative law is a type of negotiation wherein the two parties with their lawyers meet face to face, together or separately, to negotiate a solution to the couple’s problems. Meanwhile, mediation is where a neutral third party aids a couple to communicate and find common ground that could solve their problems.

If you find yourself divorcing your partner, consider going for the collaborative option. This does not only cost less than a litigated divorce, but it also ensures that you part ways with your partner amicably instead of being irrevocably broken by the nature and pressures of the courtroom process.

Contact Form - Contact Us Page

Request a free consultation

Please fill up this form with your contact information and someone will be in touch with you soon.

Contact Preferences

How would you like to be contacted? Click all that apply.

How can we help you?

Brief description of your legal issue:

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm is not secure and does not establish a lawyer-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

From the Blog

Latest posts from the Gelman & Associates blog

26

Things to Consider in a High Net-Worth Divorce in Ontario

Divorce or separation can be made particularly challenging when there are substantial financial assets to divide. Working with a family lawyer can help make sure a high net-worth divorce is conducted fairly. Read more here, and contact us today to see how Gelman & Associates might be of help to you.


Read More
23

An Overview of the Divorce and Separation Process in Ontario

For many people, ending a relationship and/or a marriage is among the most difficult times of their life. Especially in situations where the spouses may not agree on the terms of their separation, the assistance of a family lawyer can be pivotal. Click here to read more, and learn how Gelman & Associates might help.


Read More
19

Things to Consider When Filling Our Your Divorce Application in Ontario

Written by: Carolyn Chambers  The following article is legal information and not legal advice. Should you require legal advice on your family law issue, please contact us to book a free consultation appointment.  If you want to proceed to obtain a Divorce, you need to complete Form 8A: Application (Divorce).  This is the form you …


Read More

Contact

Questions? Send us an email

Contact Form - Home
Sending

locations

Toronto

4211 Yonge Street • Suite #210 • Toronto • Ontario • M2P 2A9

View Map | Learn More

Aurora **

16 Industrial Parkway South • Aurora • Ontario • L4G 0R4

View Map | Learn More

Barrie

500 Mapleton Avenue, Suite A • Barrie, Ontario • L4N 9C2

View Map | Learn More

Downtown Toronto **

100 King Street West • Suite #5600 • Toronto • Ontario • M5X 1C9

View Map | Learn More

Mississauga

4257 Sherwoodtowne Blvd Suite #300 • Mississauga Ontario • L4Z 1Y5

View Map | Learn More

Scarborough **

10 Milner Business Court • 3rd Floor • Scarborough • Ontario • M1B 3M6

View Map | Learn More

Grimsby **

33 Main Street West, • Grimsby • Ontario • L3M 1R3

View Map | Learn More

Whitby **

105 Consumers Drive - Unit 2, • Whitby • Ontario • L1N 1C4

View Map | Learn More
** Satellite office that requires you to book an appointment with us prior to arriving at the office.
Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers
Law Society of Ontario
Peel Law Association
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
York Region Law Association
Collaborative Practice Simcoe County
Law Association Simcoe County
Widows & Orphans Fund