with the cooperation of all parties involved, and in the most cost-effective manner. Elizabeth encourages non-adversarial resolutions for her clients, but understands that certain matters may require court intervention, and when that is the case, she represents clients with confidence in litigious court proceedings. Please visit the Hamilton Halton Collaborative website at www.collabfamlaw.com or the Peel Halton Collaborative website at www.peelcollaborative.comfor a better understanding of what the Collaborative Practice entails.
Elizabeth’s goal for clients is to resolve matters stemming from separation, amicably as possible,
Each spouse is represented by his or her own lawyer throughout the entire process. Often, the
skills of a neutral family therapist and/or financial specialist are utilized. With an emphasis on full
disclosure, respect, and open communication, this customized approach is client-directed, family-
focused and promotes long lasting legal agreements.
approaches to divorce and separation. It’s for individuals who want to maintain the best possible
family relationships, now and in the future, especially for the sake of children. It’s for spouses who
recognize that they’re the best at making decisions about family and finance, and not someone
communication. People in a legal dispute often feel vulnerable and can be less aware of how their
patterns of communication can cause problems. The collaborative professionals help each client
to present his or her interests and needs in a positive manner that can be heard by the other
participants. The focus of negotiation meetings is to find a solution, not to attack each other.