Our firm is very familiar with the unique challenges of a high-conflict divorce. This type of file usually indicates a difficult fact pattern and often difficult people are involved. Our team will dial down the temperature on these files and get to the heart of our client’s goals – staying focused on the best interests of our client and any children involved at all times.
Yes! John D. Nelson is a certified mediator who is skilled at dispute resolution in all areas of law. If you need an impartial professional to guide you and the other party through to an agreement, then he is a great fit. The process is tailored to your needs.
Yes, our team is very familiar with family law agreements of all types. Our experience will streamline the process and help you get the outcome that you want. We can assist with drafting, negotiating, reviewing, advising and finalizing your separation agreement. This process is tailored to your specific needs.
Yes, we have all the technology required to do mediation sessions over video. Our clients are often located in other parts of the province and being able to access mediation services remotely is important for them to access the justice that they deserve.
Mediations are held in the large firm boardroom. There are 8 chairs and a large table, a TV screen, whiteboards and snacks. In addition, each party is assigned a private space to spread out their personal items and to seek advice from their lawyer or just be alone for a time.
Shuttle mediation is where the parties remain in their assigned private spaces and only the mediator goes back and forth, this can be very helpful for clients who are afraid of the other party, struggle to contain their emotions or simply do not want to be in the same room as the other party.
Swiftsure Law in Victoria has a proven track record of achieving positive results for its clients both inside and outside of the courtroom. Careful planning and a crafted strategic presentation win the day.
While it’s natural for people on the losing end of a judgement to feel like they’ve been slighted, there are legitimate situations where a judge, master, or arbitrator “got it wrong” based on the information they had available to them at the time.
A separation agreement is a legally-binding document that is filed with, and fully enforceable by, the court. While you may be motivated to resolve your divorce or separation quickly, agreeing to something that hurts you can have costs that far outweigh the benefits of a speedy resolution.
A mediator is a neutral facilitator who builds consensus between parties and then documents their agreement. Separation agreements made at mediations are legally binding and when filed with the court, are enforceable like a court order. A mediator neither gives legal advice nor makes the decisions for you. Mediation is a confidential process where a decision is made by the parties instead of being imposed upon you.
As a seasoned criminal law practitioner, our senior lawyer Raymond G. Dieno brings a wealth of experience and a steadfast commitment to defending your rights. We provide a comprehensive range of legal services to navigate the complexities of the Canadian criminal justice system. Our dedicated team is here to ensure you receive the best possible defense, regardless of the charges you face.