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Online mediation services for separating couples in Ontario

Family Mediation

The Benefits of using Positive Solutions vs. Lawyers

Positive Solutions Divorce Services® Lawyers
Format
Both parties hire a neutral third-party mediator.
Each party hires their own lawyer.
Outcome
Win-Win – Peaceful and Amicable.
Win-lose – Litigious and Adversarial.
Cost
Typically, less than $3,500 per person.
10’s of thousands of dollars per person.
Quotes
Know your costs upfront (Customized packages).
Not available – cost is ongoing and unknown.
Time
The parties decide how long it will take but typically no more than 3 months.
Court proceedings, lawyer’s schedules, adjournments and lengthy negotiations can take several years.
Strategy
Designed to create amicable relationships.
Designed to create conflict.
Decision Making
Couples make decisions that are in their best interests and in the best interests of the family.
Very unpredictable – a Judge will make decisions for you – you are not in control of the outcome.
Stress
Mediators support you every step.
Overwhelming and emotionally draining.
Privacy
All information remains confidential.
All information submitted to the court becomes public record.

Positive Solutions Divorce Services®

Both parties hire a neutral third-party mediator.

 

Lawyers

Each party hires their own lawyer.

Positive Solutions Divorce Services®

Win-Win – Peaceful and Amicable.

 

Lawyers

Win-lose – Litigious and Adversarial.

Positive Solutions Divorce Services®

Typically, less than $3,500 per person.

 

Lawyers

10’s of thousands of dollars per person.

Positive Solutions Divorce Services®

Know your costs upfront (Customized packages).

 

Lawyers

Not available – cost is ongoing and unknown.

Positive Solutions Divorce Services®

The parties decide how long it will take but typically no more than 3 months.

 

Lawyers

Court proceedings, lawyer’s schedules, adjournments and lengthy negotiations can take several years.

Positive Solutions Divorce Services®

Designed to create amicable relationships.

 

Lawyers

Designed to create conflict.

Positive Solutions Divorce Services®

Couples make decisions that are in their best interests and in the best interests of the family.

 

Lawyers

Very unpredictable – a Judge will make decisions for you – you are not in control of the outcome.

Positive Solutions Divorce Services®

Mediators support you every step.

 

Lawyers

Overwhelming and emotionally draining.

Positive Solutions Divorce Services®

All information remains confidential.

 

Lawyers

All information submitted to the court becomes public record.