Simple Steps to Getting a Legal Separation Agreement in Alberta

October 25, 2017|Separation & Divorce|

ADVERSARIAL LEGAL SERVICES VS. COLLABORATION It's tough dealing with the end of a relationship, even if the decision to separate is mutual. It does not need to be aggravated by an adversarial system that increases conflict and financial strain. By design, the system is adversarial—two advocates represent the best interests of their clients before an impartial judge whose job is to then determine the truth. Though archaic, the adversarial system is necessary when parties won’t cooperate, can’t agree, or if one or both parties can’t be trusted. I personally know a number of lawyers who refuse to take on contested[...]

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