Mediation is a facilitated negotiation in which a mutually acceptable third party will assist in the settlement of a dispute. It is a non-adversarial process aimed at achieving consensus between the parties without adjudicating on the merits. Rather, the mediator attempts to bring disputing parties to a point where they are able to settle their differences amicably, without resorting to litigation or arbitration. Mediation can be especially effective where the chosen mediator has a particular knowledge, experience and expertise in the subject area of the dispute.

Marc Tannenbaum brings to his mediation practice almost 30 years experience as a family law lawyer. Marc has been certified as a mediator by the prestigious Harvard School of Law and works diligently with parties alone or with their counsel to craft creative and equitable settlements of family law disputes.

Some benefits of mediation:

  • Keeps the focus on common interests, including the best interests of children
  • Encourages open communication and problem solving
  • Keeps decision making power in the hands of the parties
  • Typically a fraction of the cost of using the court process
  • Keeps the dispute a private one

You might be interested in:

A New Era in Family Law

Family Law & Bill C-78 In 2018, the Federal government introduced Bill C-78 (the “Bill”), which proposed significant changes to...

Will Your Spouse Be Entitled To Your Gift Or Inheritance?

Spousal Inheritance Entitlements Equalization is the process of dividing assets to help address the financial disparity between two spouses after...

Mediation team members

You might be interested in:

Voting Time Off for Ontario Employees

Ontario will have a election on Thursday June 2 – less than two weeks away – so now is as...

Bill 88: Working for Workers Act, 2022 Receives Royal Assent

On April 11, 2022, Bill 88, the Working for Workers Act, 2022 received Royal Assent.  Bill 88 makes a number...
KMB white box logo

Mississauga Head Office

3 Robert Speck Parkway
Suite 900
Mississauga, ON L4Z 2G5

Tel: 905.276.9111
Fax: 905.276.2298

Burlington

102 - 4145 North Service Road
​Burlington, ON L7L 6A3

Markham

1490 Denison Street
Suite 100
Markham, ON L3R 9T7

Privacy Policy   |   Accessibility Policy    |    © 2021 ​Keyser Mason Ball, LLP All Rights Reserved.