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Legal Resources

Ministry of the Attorney General – Ontario

Collaborative Divorce Toronto (CDT)

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)

Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario

Videos of Anne Freed

Collaborative Divorce Toronto, July, 2022

Live Video Chat with Karyn Filiatrault about Navigating Separation and Divorce, 2018

Index to Blogs by Anne

The Matrimonial Home and Prenups: What’s one got to do with the other? – October, 2023

The Three Hats that the Mediator Must Wear in the Mediation/Arbitration Process – October, 2023

Mediation/Arbitration: Can this hybrid process provide Solutions for Sally and Harry in their Divorce? – March, 2023

Did you know that you can do one-stop shopping in your divorce? – May, 2022

Can people negotiate a pre-nup after they are married, or is it too late? The surprising answer is yes! And this can be a solution for couples having COVID claustrophobia. – January, 2022

A “Quick and Dirty” Separation Agreement: Is it enough? – March, 2021

How to hire a divorce lawyer without breaking the bank! – January, 2021

Mediation of Marriage Contracts – Yes, They Can Be Done Mid-Marriage! – As a Solution for Couples Having COVID Claustrophobia – November, 2020

The Couple Having a First Meeting Together With a Lawyer/Mediator if Parties are Considering Divorce – November, 2020

Reflections by a Family Law Mediator on COVID’s Effects on Marriages and Common Law Relationships, and How a Marriage Contract can Provide a Solution – October, 2020

Reflections on the Movie “Marriage Story” by a Family Law Lawyer; and Introducing a Healthier Option. – March, 2020

Can People Negotiate a Prenup After they are Married, or is it Too Late; and, Using Mediation to Negotiate their Agreement. – January, 2020

What Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry Have Taught Us About Mediation; and Why Kawhi Would Make a Great Mediator! – June, 2019

Court or Mediation – a No Brainer? – March, 2019

Announcing my New and Exciting Area of Legal Practice! – November, 2018

Can I Use Mediation for My Divorce Even Though My Spouse and I Can’t Talk to Each Other? – October, 2018

You’ve Made the Decision to Meet With a Divorce Laywer to Discuss Your Possible Separation. So How Do You Decide With Whom You Will Meet? – July, 2018

Does Having a First Meeting With a Divorce Lawyer Mean That Your Marriage is Over? – June, 2018

“Kill All The Lawyers!” – March, 2018

See My Live Video Chat with Karyn Filiatrault About Navigating Separation and Divorce – February, 2018

Knowledge is Power, When One is Considering Separating From One’s Spouse or Partner – January, 2018

Family Law and Divorce Matters are 90% Emotional and 10% Law © Anne Freed – September, 2017

Happy Canada Day! And How to Re-Frame Your Divorce in Positive Terms – June, 2017

Welcome to My New Website! – March, 2017

Independent Legal Advice or “ILA” in a Separation Agreement – is There a Difference? – February, 2017

What Happens to a Spouse’s Interest in the Home When He/She Transfers it to His/Her Spouse’s Name and Then They Separate? – January, 2016

Transparency Between Lawyers in an ADR Process: What a Novel Idea! – November, 2013

Financial Disclosure – October, 2013

Blog Beginnings – July, 2013

Articles by Anne 

“Independent Legal Advice or “ILA” in a Separation Agreement – Is There a Difference?” – January, 2017

“50 Ways to Leave Your Lover!” – September, 2016

“What happens to a spouse’s interest in the home when he/she transfers it to his/her spouse’s name and then they separate?” – January, 2016

“What Does Court Do To People, and How a Shift to Alternative Processes can Change the Direction and Help Resolve the Matter” – May 20th, 2015

“Collaborative Divorce? You must be kidding!” – January, 2015

“Why do we need a will? and, Announcing my new area of practice in wills & estates” – August, 2014

“Financial Disclosure: Why is it Necessary in Separation Agreements?” – October, 2013

“Transparency Between Lawyers in an ADR Process: What a Novel Idea!” – May, 2013

The Role of Emotion in Dispute Resolution Processes” – May, 2012

“Independent Legal Advice or “ILA” in a Separation Agreement – Is There a Difference?” – January 18th, 2017

Collaborative Practice: A Holistic Approach

Positive Alternatives to Divorce Court: Mediation

Book Report on “Tug of War: A Judge’s Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles, and the Bitter Realities of Family Court” by The Honourable Mr. Justice Harvey Brownstone – July, 2009