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The Divorce Act Changed in March 2021:
What Does That Mean For You?

Virtual Information Session Presentation * Q&A*
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If you are thinking about Divorce or Separation, or you are in the process, this is an opportunity to meet with Elinor Shinehoft, Family Law Lawyer, Edit Farun, Family Law Mediator, and Debbie Shawn, Divorce
In this informative session, you will learn about important changes to the Divorce Act, the Separation
and Divorce process, options and what comes next.

Tuesday November 15,   7 – 8:30 PM

REGISTRATION IS $40 IN ADVANCE, OR $50 after November 11

To Register: Please e-transfer registration fee to:
ef@collaborativemediation.ca or debbieshawn@divorcematters.ca

Click here to view the Event Flyer (PDF)

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Previous Events:

The Divorce Act Changed in March 2021: What Does This Mean for You?

Virtual Information Events

February 1, 2022

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 7 – 8:30 pm



Separation & Divorce in 2021

Did you know that more people initiate Separation and Divorce in January than in any other month?

Virtual Information Event

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:00 – 8:30 PM



Separation, Divorce & The Holidays – Coping Within Close Quarters

Virtual Information Event

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:00 – 8:30 PM



Separation and Divorce During Covid 19

Virtual Information Event

This information meeting was also held on:  June 3, July 8th, August 18th, and November 4, 2020.



Separation and Divorce – What Information Do you Need and Want?

Charlotte Goldfried, Family Lawyer, Edit Farun, Family Mediator, and Debbie Shawn, Divorce Organizer, will discuss options, explain the process and answer your questions.

This meeting is ideally suited for those who have recently separated or who are contemplating separation/divorce and want to learn about how to plan for their family’s future in an informed and practical way. 

This information meeting was held on the following dates:
March 4, 2020
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 
Monday, June 24, 2019
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Wednesday February 27, 2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Tuesday, July 10,  2018



Separation and Divorce Are Workplace Issues:

Helping Employees and Organizations Survive and Reduce the Hidden Costs of Separation and Divorce

Learn about the physical and psychological impact of separation and divorce at work and about helpful tools that can be implemented to ameliorate the negative effect of separation and divorce, in the workplace.

The workshop took place in 2019 and 2020 part of the HRPA Annual Conferences at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.



Separating and Divorcing Families:

Peaceful Endings and Hopeful Beginnings

Come to a Q and A with a Family Lawyer, a Mediator, and a Divorce Organizer

This Information evening was held on multiple dates throughout 2017 and 2018.

Clients who have extended health benefits for Social Work services may be able to be reimbursed for Divorce Matters services. Check with your provider to see if you have coverage for Social Work services.

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A Divorce organized by Divorce Matters will help you:

•  Understand the Divorce process

•  Locate and organize the paperwork needed to negotiate important aspects of your Divorce

•  Complete your Financial Disclosure Forms 13, 13.1, required by your Divorce team

•  Save money on professional fees

•  Feel more in control of your life