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Groundhog Day … Again
I look forward to Groundhog Day every year. Not because I particularly believe in the mythos of a groundhog’s mystical ability to recognize its own shadow on an arbitrary date on a calendar thereby foreseeing future weather patterns, nor that a human can become a gopher-whisperer/translator and is able to decipher whether the rodent saw
Divorcing A Narcissist
Are you in the process of divorcing a narcissist? If so, you’re not alone. Many people find themselves in this difficult situation, and it can be hard to know what to do. Divorcing a narcissist can be a long and arduous process, but there are steps you can take to make it easier. In this
Surviving the Holidays Divorced
Wondering how you will get through Christmas this year? Your soon-to-be former spouse is taking the kids to his parents for the holiday, as you always did as a family. But this year you are going to be alone. How are you going to survive the holidays while in the middle of a divorce? If
Fresh Thoughts Winter 2022 Newsletter
When you find yourself needing to proceed with a separation or divorce, you need the best people behind you to assure you get the fresh start you truly deserve. The growing team at Fresh Start Mediation blend fresh ideas, experience, and innovation. It’s our passion to save you money and see you happier and more
Mediation: Good Enough for Royalty, Good Enough for You
In exploring, and introducing, the concept of mediation to those unfamiliar, I would suggest logging on to Netflix and taking a look at the acclaimed Drama, The Crown, fifth season’s penultimate episode, titled ‘Couple 31’. Here, the exploration and understanding of the nuance mediation offers to those during divorce, is effectively managed. A few
5 tips for when considering selling your home during a divorce.
Separation and divorce creates one of the most difficult financial decisions we experience. Most notably, the largest asset most of us will ever acquire now hangs in the balance – The Family Home. Through the property division process, it is often the matrimonial home that must be sold. The sale of your home is not
5 steps to filing a divorce online.
We call an uncontested divorce filed online a Desk Divorce. Jd Law is an exclusive legal partner with Fresh Start Mediation providing divorce filing services for Alberta clients. At JD Law, an uncontested divorce that is filed online, without the need to appear before a judge or justice, is what we call a Desk Divorce.
JD Law + Fresh Start
We have partnered with JD Law to ensure a smooth transition from the agreement you want, to the simple legal filing process you need. With your mediated agreements from Fresh Start in hand, JD Law can help clients based in Alberta file online without the need to appear in court in person.
Fresh Idea: Bilingual Family Mediation!
Did you know we are the only bilingual family mediator serving Manitobans? Our own Lisa Huberdeau serves families in French AND English. Lisa was recently profiled by the Economic Development Council for Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities (CDEM) and we are excited whenever one of our team gets to share the good things we do for our