How to have an Amicable Divorce in Ontario

  • Amicable divorces are possible, not unrealistic. They are within your reach, not pie in the sky.

  • There are some serious outcomes that could really happen to you if you don’t give an amicable divorce a chance.

  • As soon as you get lawyers involved in your divorce, you’re risking your separation descending into anger, bitterness and finger-pointing.

  • Choosing to participate in an amicable divorce will give you a better chance for what is right for you and your children.

  • Good divorces are arrived at BEFORE trial, WITHOUT divorce lawyers, through a carefully negotiated and amicably arrived at.

  • Don’t bury your head in the sand and think that everything will be all right.

How to end a marriage amicably

How long can a divorce drag out?

Don’t bury your head in the sand and think that everything will be all right in the end if you choose to settle your divorce through the courts. There are some serious outcomes that could really happen to you if you don’t give an amicable divorce a chance.

How to have a friendly divorce?

Amicable Divorce

How to have a good divorce

  • You only need to hire one between you, not one each as you would with divorce lawyers

  • You negotiate your divorce in mediation, you don’t fight over it

  • You can resolve your differences way more cheaply in mediation than with litigation

  • Mediation is far quicker than taking your divorce through the cumbersome court system

  • You’re hiring a lawyer to represent you in court. Yet only 4% of divorces end in court. The vast majority are settled by negotiation. So get a good negotiator. Get a mediator.

  • The average divorce mediation is resolved in under 8 hours. And with mediators typically charging around the $200 per hour mark, you can get your divorce issues resolved for under $2000.

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