Divorce mediation is a way to negotiate the terms of your divorce with a highly qualified impartial third party. The divorce mediator acts a facilitator to help you and your spouse find a solution that works for all parties involved. Divorce mediation is an alternative to using lawyers and can obtain a better result in many cases because the mediation process allows for the separating spouses to negotiate all factors of the divorce together. Anyone who is looking to get divorced should consider divorce mediation essential. (Photo cred Craig Streicher)
If you choose divorce mediation, it is because you and your spouse are looking to peacefully end your marriage without the divorce costing a lot of money. The process of divorce mediation is a conflict averse process where you and your spouse voluntarily make your own decisions guided by the mediator. Choosing divorce mediation offers a way for both parties to move forward in the most timely and fair process.
Divorce Mediation is much more cost effective than lawyers and court hearings.
In divorce mediation you and your spouse – not a court – control the process.
The Mediation process almost always takes less time than litigating a divorce.
Divorce mediation ends in a settlement of all the issues in your divorce.
Divorce mediation is confidential, with no public records of your sessions.
Julian offers a free 30 min phone assessment of your divorce situation. Call Julian at 416.566.9027 to learn if you are a good candidate for mediation. This initial conversation is to ensure your understanding of the mediation process, before the first meeting to retain him.
"I was so overwhelmed I did not know where to go or what to do. My whole life was upside down. Julian helped me to deal with each piece one at a time and helped me make sense of it all. If you are reading this, go and see Julian. It will change your life."
"When I found myself in the situation I was in, I felt like the air that I breathed was taken away from me and I was drowning. Julian helped me breathe again. His reassuring, gentle and encouraging approach brought me back to life and to the realization that my life would go on. His practical suggestions and ongoing support is worth more to me than he will ever know."
"Julian provides a positive and supportive environment in which to discuss and review issues at hand. He is empathetic, an excellent listener and adds relevant and meaningful insights. Julian examines practical solutions to current problems and assists in thinking ahead; one is then better prepared for what will happen next! He helps put one's mind at ease, and makes the unthinkable seem more manageable."
“I have been impressed by Julian's analytical abilities, strong communication skills, strategic thinking, and good judgment. Through his thoughtful approach, he is able to consider various aspects of a situation, cut to the heart of the matter and suggest solutions which are reasonable and fair in the circumstances. Julian brings a wealth of personal experience, good judgment, strong communication skills, and solid legal reasoning to his practice, all of which are of great benefit to his clients and to parties involved in mediation.”
"I am so grateful to you for your kindness and support over this most difficult time. You truly are what you say you are: Fair. It is so difficult to balance professionalism and emotional understanding yet you have managed to do this with me and my soon to be ex-spouse. Thank you again. I don't know how we would have managed this without you. "
"I am surprised at how things have gone so smoothly lately but I really think this is due to you and your calm professional and reassuring mediation."
"Julian Liknaitzky is above all a great professional, a truly great person who can assist with his own practical experience and invaluable source of knowledge. It truly is a stroke of luck, to have come across this treasure chest of incalculable assistance that is on offer !!"
"I personally have recommended Julian to a few good friends of mine that are going through difficult times. I have a lot of faith in the service Julian provides to people in need and I commend him because really it can't be easy. So before you go through the heartache of the emotionless courts, try talking and working it out in a more civilized manner and location as I find that can help too. Thanks Julian for all your help."
"Julian's amazing ability to identify the core issues and give me the resources, confidence and optimism to deal with them, ensured a positive outcome."