Resources

Resources and Links

FAMILY MEDIATION

For more on family mediation, please visit the following website links:

Ontario Association for Family Mediation (OAFM) at www.oafm.on.ca
The Ottawa Chapter of the OAFM at www.familymediationottawa.com
Family Mediation Canada at www.fmc.ca

COLLABORATIVE FAMILY LAW

For more on Collaborative Family Law, please visit the following websites:

Collaborative Law Ottawa at www.collaborative-law.ca
Ontario Collaborative Law Federation at www.oclf.ca

And see Standard CFL documents.

  • Collaborative Participation Agreement (the main document)
  • Process Guidelines (the "Rules of the Game")

MY LAW FIRM

MacKinnon and Phillips,

Suite 802, 200 Elgin Street,

Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1L5

Tel 613-236-0662

www.mackinnonphillips.com

HELPFUL INFORMATION

Please refer to the following websites for helpful information on:

Family law in Ontario
Children in separating/divorcing families
Office of the children's lawyer
www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca

Child support
Child support guidelines
Divorce and separation
Divorce act www.justice.gc.ca
www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca

BOOKS

Getting to Yes, Roger Fisher and William Ury, Penguin Paperbacks
Crazy Time - Surviving Divorce, Abigail Trafford, Bantam Books

ARTICLES/MATERIALS AND RESOURCES

Immovable Object and Irresistible Force: The Collision of the Status Quo Principle with Children's Needs, John Goodwin and Shelagh Macdonald, Family Mediation Canada Newsmagazine, Fall 2004
There Has To Be A Better Way, John Goodwin, Solutions (OAFM Newsletter), April 1993
The Cost of Legal Services in Family Law - A Consumer's Guide, OAFM Newsletter, September 1986, John Goodwin
Comparison of Dispute Resolution Processes (chart), John Goodwin

Contact John G. Goodwin

Contact me at 613-236-0662 or fill out my online form to set up an appointment.