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2020-03-20 • Press

Mediation and Arbitration: Introducing Canada’s “Med-Arb” Rules

  • by: Stéphane Hutt

Med-Arb – What Is It? Med-arb guidelines from the ADR Institute of Canada were approved in December. Learn more about this hybrid approach to dispute resolution.

2020-03-19 • Press

Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration

  • by: Maxime Desforges

What Is Alternative Dispute Resolution? Learn more about Alternative Dispute Resolution. Sicotte Guilbault can help with your negotiation, mediation, or arbitration process. Contact us today.

2020-03-16 • Press

Tribunals' closure

  • by: Stéphane Hutt

Any hearings before any level of the Superior Court of Justice, whether simplified procedure or ordinary procedure, and even the Small Claims Court are thus adjourned until further notice. The Court of Appeal has also confirmed suspension of its operation

2020-02-10 • Press

Cohabitation agreements and marriage contracts: Do you need one?

  • by: Karen Pelletier

Many have heard of the American term pre-nuptial agreement Popularized by the line “we want pre-nup!” in Kanye West’s 2005 smash hit “Gold Digger”, this optional marriage contract is often rejected due to the idea of mistrust.

2020-02-07 • Press

Your Complete Guide to Child Custody in Ontario

  • by: Chantel Carvallo

Child custody refers to the care, control, and maintenance of a child. The general presumption is that biological parents have the legal right to make decisions about their child's welfare without question.

2019-12-20 • Press

Know Your Rights: Making Sense of Divorce and Separation

  • by: Marie-Hélène Godbout

The law treats marriage as an equal economic partnership in every way. There may some exceptions in a case-by-case analysis. Generally speaking, if no exceptions apply when marriage ends, the value of the property acquired in matrimony and the increased v