Ottawa Mediation Services

In many situations, it’s possible to resolve your legal issue without going to court. Mediation, an alternative to court, is a confidential, voluntary process where a mediator helps create workable solutions to your family law matters. With more than 25 years of experience working in a mediation setting, Galarneau & Associates has an experienced, compassionate and affordable team ready to help you. 


Through mediation, the knowledgeable mediators at our Ottawa firm will provide you with the tools to resolve your problems, help you find new ways to communicate with others and direct you towards a better relationship and positive outcome.

Mediation for Dispute Resolution & Divorce

Most commonly used to resolve family legal matters, mediation is designed to be mutually beneficial to all parties, so no one feels like they lost something they deserved. Family issues that our mediators in Ottawa can help you resolve include:

  • Divorce

  • Custody

  • Child support

  • Parent access

  • Parenting arrangements

  • And more

Rather than feeling animosity or bitterness during court proceedings, mediation helps improve communication and build for the future in a more positive manner.

Reasons to Choose Mediation over Court Proceedings

Widely recognized as one of the most affordable ways to resolve a legal dispute, mediation helps Ottawa residents overcome differences and reach a more amicable solution to their problems. If you don’t like the prospect of long-winded court proceedings for your family legal matter, there are many benefits to choosing mediation, including:

  • High success rate

  • A focus on your children’s needs

  • Improved communication between parents

  • Encouragement to solve problems

  • Introduction to other support services for your family

Our Ottawa mediators understand how delicate family legal matters can be. Our job is to assist you with finding a mutually satisfactory solution, develop effective communication and build consensus between parties. We don’t take sides and we don’t assign fault or blame. We help you overcome these feelings and resolve damaging disputes.

Contact Our Ottawa Mediators Today

Whether you’re seeking a divorce or would like more access to your children, you may want to consider mediation before taking your case to court. Mediation is often able to diminish the amount of hostility during family law proceedings, so if you want to ensure your future relationships remain positive, call us. By scheduling a consultation with the Ottawa mediators at Galarneau & Associates, we can discuss all of your legal rights and your options for how to proceed with your case. Contact our lawyers today to get started.

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