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Reasonableness rewarded in final offer arbitration

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman  says final offer arbitration is a highly effective dispute resolution alternative that can potentially ... Read more

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Lost art of listening is essential to problem-solving

In a society obsessed with self-image and sharing on social media, many individuals have forgotten the simple act of listening, says Oakville family lawyer and mediator  ... Read more

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Why the CJC should maintain the institution of Independent Counsel

By Earl Cherniak On Oct. 5, 2016, the Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) published proposals for reform of the judicial discipline process for federally appointed judges, ... Read more

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Bad spouses, good parents: when 'nesting' works

For separating spouses who want to keep life as unchanged as possible for their children, “nesting” could be a reasonable, temporary option, says Oakville family ... Read more

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Huberman to discuss creative arbitration design at Canada's largest ADR event

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman will share his insight into how to design and manage the arbitration process as part of a session at the ... Read more

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Costs rising, but arbitration still best option for fast ruling

For many companies looking for a timely resolution to a business disagreement, arbitration has become the tool of choice — but it is not always a less costly ... Read more

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Huberman to share insights on drafting winning motions

Toronto mediator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman will moderate an upcoming event aimed at outlining the basics of drafting for articling students. On Sept. 15, ... Read more

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Matching method to dispute key in online ADR

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is all about matching the process to the conflict — and as technology has grown more sophisticated, online options have become easier to ... Read more

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Amicable divorce is possible with the right supports

Ensuring separating spouses have the right emotional tools and supports early in the divorce process can help achieve better outcomes for the whole family, says Oakville family ... Read more

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TCAS makes positive changes to international commercial arbitration

Toronto mediator and commercial arbitrator Marvin Huberman says proposed amendments to the International Commercial Arbitration Act (ICAA) will not only clarify the ... Read more

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Are you ready for the summer? Overnight camp and divorce

Jennifer Samara Shuber So, school is almost out. My son finishes today at noon. He is one of the many kids counting down the days until he leaves for overnight camp – a ... Read more

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Do you need a marriage contract?

By  Jennifer Samara Shuber June is upon us. I understand from Modern Bride magazine that June is the most popular month for weddings. Unfortunately, it is not the most ... Read more

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Parties opting for early mediation in light of high discovery costs

With the sheer volume of electronic information available, the time and money spent on e-discovery in a civil claim can quickly eat up a litigant’s budget, says the Hon. ... Read more

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Cheating not grounds for bigger equalization payout

The law is clear: leaving a cheating spouse doesn't automatically get you a bigger share of the family assets when you divorce, says Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer ... Read more

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Mediation, arbitration involve distinct skills, techniques

Debate over the ability and for there to be real or apprehended bias for the same person to mediate and arbitrate a case stems from a misconception of the duties and roles ... Read more

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The special nature of the matrimonial home

By Jennifer Samara Shuber Your home. It is likely your most valuable and valued asset. But were you aware that your home may qualify for special treatment under Ontario law? ... Read more

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Mediation allows for creative, flexible agreements

When it comes to making custody and support arrangements, finding a solution through mediation allows for more creativity and flexibility, says Oakville family lawyer Cathryn ... Read more

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Huberman shares effective commercial arbitration tips

Toronto mediator and commercial arbitrator Marvin J. Huberman recently chaired a primer on arbitration for litigators and shared with attendees what makes for an effective ... Read more

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School bus procurement report contains alternative approaches

The Hon. Colin Campbell says competitive procurement has brought about a significant change for school bus contracting in Ontario. Minister of Education Liz Sandals ... Read more

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Helping families craft lasting solutions as certified family mediator

Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Samara Shuber  has gained accreditation as a certified family mediator, using her broad experience in family law and social work to help ... Read more

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