At Galarneau & Associates Professional Corporation, we take a personalized approach to offering you advice and representation in family law matters in Greater Ottawa and surrounding areas. For close to 30 years, we have skillfully managed cases relating to divorce, spousal support, property division, child custody, and child support. We also provide professional legal services in relation to child protection matters, adoption, and surrogacy.
Whether you are asking our lawyers to draft a domestic contract, to negotiate a solution to a child support issue or to litigate a custody issue, they understand that family law issues are of the utmost importance. They will take the time to listen to your concerns and go over every detail with you.
The lawyers at Galarneau & Associates Professional Corporation understand that proper estate planning in Greater Ottawa and surrounding areas is essential in order to achieve your personal and financial goals. They also understand that, in our current social climate, estate planning can be complicated with blended families, common-law relationships, children with disabilities, and tax implications. Our lawyers will provide personalized advice to help you organize your affairs to meet your goals and minimize tax burdens.
The lawyers at Galarneau & Associates Professional Corporation understand that many of our clients wish to resolve their family law matters without attending the court. Our lawyers can act as mediators in order to resolve your legal issues in a neutral setting, whether it is a dispute relating to children or finances. During the mediation process, both parties work together with the guidance of a mediator. You set the goals of the mediation. Our mediators will assist you in meeting these goals in the context of the following principles:
Initial legal consultations to assist you in understanding the issues
Negotiations with the other parties, including collaborative law practice
The provision of mediation/arbitration services
All aspects of litigation in family law matters, including appeal