Family Mediation


Family mediation is a voluntary process, where a neutral mediator supports family members to make decisions, often but not always in the context of separation or divorce. Family mediation can also be used to resolve parenting issues, and to develop cohabitation agreements or marriage contracts.

Family Mediation can be used to:

  • Develop a Parenting Agreement
  • Negotiate a Separation Agreement
  • Negotiate a Cohabitation Agreement (“pre-nup”), or Marriage Contract
  • Discuss and plan for step-parent and blended family arrangements
  • Review or Change Child or and Spousal Support Arrangements
  • Discuss and plan for grandparent involvement with children following separation or divorce
  • Resolve difficulties with Separation Agreements, Parenting Agreements, Cohabitation Agreements
  • Provide a caring environment to share the outcome of a parenting agreement with children.


The Basics About Family Mediation

Bringing the Right People to the Table

Mediation Without Lawyers

Mediation With Lawyers

Documents for Mediation

Other Information of Interest About Family Mediation:

  • Ontario Government information about Family Mediation:

  • Ontario Association for Family Mediation:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario: