Need a decision, but clients don't have the resources or time to wait for a trial? Consider Family Law Arbitration (website with advantages, FAQs, Directory, and Calendar) Phone and video arbitration available
May 14th noon to 1:30 - CBA Family Law North Zoom webinar on "PARENTING COORDINATION: What we are doing in Alberta and what we can learn from other Jurisdictions" with John-Paul Boyd QC presenting, and reference materials to be made available.
Questions to be explored:
* What do we mean when we refer to Parenting Coordination (PC)?
* Who is doing PC work in Alberta? The role of lawyers doing PC work.
* Are there generally accepted PC standards of "best practices" in Alberta? Do we need Alberta-specific common standards?
* What can we take from the AFCC Guidelines on PC?
* Is there PC accreditation in Alberta? Accepted training / experience? (AFMS, AFCC, others?)
* How does Alberta's PC practice compare to other Canadian jurisdictions? (Has Calgary embracing private arbitration earlier than Edmonton impacted on the development of PC practice?)
*Orders or no Orders? - the "delegation of authority" challenge. Thinking outside the box and models from other jurisdictions.
*Innovative approaches such as PC "teams" with a lawyer and psychologist, various forms of "PC lite".
* PC work in the new world order - by email and video conferencing.
* The call for a new Practice Note on Court mandated PC...
[NOTE - we are compiling a Directory of everyone doing PC work in Alberta. If you have not already been contacted about this Directory and would like to be included please contact Tracy Brown at email@example.com to be included]