Using mediation to resolve family issues

You don’t know what the temperature of the mediator’s office will be, so layers! If you know anything about living in the Lower Mainland — layers, layers, layers, right?! Take that approach to going to see your mediator. Full video transcript.

You and your ex have decided to give mediation a try. You’ve learned it can be a less costly, faster, and more effective way to resolve your family issues than going to court. Here, we walk you through how family mediation works and how to prepare for it. We also offer tips about how to be successful on the day of your mediation.

What you should know

Getting ready for mediation

Setting yourself up for success on mediation day

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in March 2022
  • Time to read: 7 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

JP Boyd, KC, Boyd Arbitration Chambers

JP Boyd, KC

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