Amicable Separation

We cannot begin to articulate the importance of an amicable separation!  Let’s keep it simple…  There are lots of professionals within a very broken, Ontario family law system that will gladly jump in to assist you with your divorce drama.  But have no doubt that all that acrimony is going to cost you money.  Real tangible dollars and cents that you worked hard to earn.  Acrimony is going to drag out your file… I mean drag it out by months (maybe), years (likely).  That acrimony is going to steal your soul.  This means that if you want to get though your divorce with any kind of humanity at the end… you have to figure out how to separate as amicably as possible.

AMICABLE DIVORCE IS CHEAPER!

If you take your divorce to court, it’s going to be EXPENSIVE! An amicable divorce Ontario can cost you up to 75% less than a contested divorce (where you end up in court).

The more contested your divorce, the more professionals will need to be involved in making the final decisions – thereby driving up the cost and reducing the amount of control you’re going to have in the final decision. If you choose a contested divorce, someone else is going to make the final decision for you – The Judge. That’s the last thing you want. If you can work out an agreement with your partner then you can come to a final arrangement that you can both live with.

AMICABLE SEPARATION DOES NOT MEAN YOU NEED TO GET ALONG.

An amicable divorce does not even mean that you need to agree.  Remember, the objective of a separation is to come to an agreement that sticks.  An amicable divorce means getting there without spending money you don’t have, without destroying your children and with the hope of a better future in front of you.

What Do I Do Next?

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AMICABLE DIVORCE OR BITTER DIVORCE

Having a bitter divorce isn’t going to turn anybody into a better person. Bitterness now evokes bitterness later and if you need to have an ongoing relationship with your Ex – for example, you have children together, then you definitely want to have an amicable divorce. Remember, you can divorce a spouse, but you can never divorce a bitter, angry ex-spouse. You’re stuck with them for life.

If you are considering separating and want an amicable divorce, call us first to find out how The Common Sense Divorce can help you avoid costly mistakes and get your separation process started off on the right foot.

Video: The Benefits of an Amicable Divorce

 

AMICABLE SEPARATION AND FAMILY MEDIATION

Amicable divorce and family mediation go hand in hand.  Sure you can hire a litigation lawyer to fight on your behalf, but understand that you are hiring someone to wrestle with your spouse’s lawyer on your behalf… and on your dime.  Amicable divorce means that you keep a measure of control and you ensure that it doesn’t get out of hand.  If you are looking for an amicable divorce… you need to seriously consider mediation.

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An Amicable Separation Doesn't Just Happen!

You are going to have to work if you want an amicable separation process. Your are going to have to be careful who you listen to.  You will have to work at managing your emotions and you are going to have to be diligent to watch your tongue.  Be assured, having an amicable divorce takes work.  But the work is worth the effort in cost savings, reduced emotional drama, and speed to get through your process.

WHY FAMILY MEDIATION CAN HELP YOU HAVE AN AMICABLE DIVORCE IN ONTARIO

THIS IS REALLY NOT NEWS TO ANYONE: Yes family mediation is better for your kids.  Yes family mediation typically costs less.  Yes divorce mediation is faster, creates stronger agreements, helps people to be better co-parents and keeps you out of court.  You can tell people.  You can warn people, you can write articles.  But inevitably there are some people that will have to learn the hard way.

Read what the Media has to say about the Family Law System

“Canadian Lawyer magazine’s survey on legal fees, shows that the national average estimated cost for a two-day trial is now more than $30,000. The average cost of a contested divorce was $12,000 per party.” But to get to that trial, the average cost was more than $45,000 per party."

Are You (or Someone You Know) Facing Divorce?

Help Them To Have An Amicable Separation

Our Client Care Representative will assess your situation over the phone. This free consultation is designed to identify complexities, clarify misinformation, help you get your head wrapped around the next steps and recommend a mediation solution that best fits your needs.

What To Expect When You Call The Common Sense Divorce

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Not everyone is ready to talk with someone in person.  You can call the Common Sense Divorce at anytime and hear a pre-recorded 2 min message about our services.

We will gladly take the time to speak with you about our services and the divorce process in Ontario.  The Common Sense Divorce offers a free 20 min telephone assessment and consultation.

We understand that this is a difficult time and calling us is a big step.  We are going to work hard to make this phone call easier, make you feel at ease and make sure that we respect your privacy.

We understand that you may be just researching and have not made any decisions.  We do not assume that because you are calling, that this means you are divorcing.