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Old 05-09-2010, 01:29 PM
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Susiecanoe has a good point. And mediation is not for everyone. A trained and enlightened mediator will have the ability to recognize that such situations exist and should be the first person to step up and offer alternatives to mediation should a power imbalance exist.
But education is important. Seperating and Divorcing couples in Ontario, be it amicable or not, have less available tools than in other Provinces and the vast majority of people turn to the courts to settle disputes rather then being pushed to look at alternative methods.
The Ontario Family Court needs to look at the fundamentals that other Provinces have taken on and follow suit.
Some methods may not be right for everyone, but a step closer to what is right compared to what is available now.
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