Alternative Dispute Resolution

Brent Rathgeber-3The Goal of Collaborative Law and Mediation is to find cost and time efficient solutions to disputes.

Litigation is expensive and time consuming; One or both parties end up losing in a rigid system that seems foreign to litigants. Court processes will destroy relationships; collaborative process attempts to maintain relationships wherever possible.

The process is more informal and respectful than going to court. ADR professionals are trained to help parties reach a satisfactory resolution to disputes.

What is ADR?
ADR stands for Alternative or Alternate Dispute Resolution and can cover a variety of methods to solve disputes without formal litigation. ADR can include:

The Advantages of ADR include:

  • Lower cost than formal litigation;
  • Flexible process;
  • Focus on Mutually Satisfactory Solutions;
  • Much timelier than waiting for a Court date;
  • Parties control the process;
  • Outside the box solutions;
  • Completely confidential.

Many type of disputes can be resolved by Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR):

  • Family and Matrimonial Disputes; including parenting, child support, spousal support and division of matrimonial assets;
  • Workplace Disputes including harassment, discipline and unfair dismissal;
  • Landlord and Tenant Disputes;
  • Corporate/Shareholder Disputes;
  • Personal Injury and Negligence Claims;
  • Contract Disputes.

Brent Rathgeber QC offers new clients a no risk initial consultation. Brent will meet with you to explain the various dispute resolution options available to you. If you are not satisfied that Brent is the lawyer/mediator for you, there is no charge.

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