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What Is ADR?

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a term used to describe a basket of procedures outside the traditional litigation process, usually entered into voluntarily by parties to a dispute in an attempt to resolve it.

"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser - in fees, expenses and waste of time" - Abraham Lincoln

Family Mediation

Family Mediation 

Family mediation is a way of helping people resolve issues relating to parenting, separation, property division, support and/or divorce.

A trained family mediator helps people identify issues and work out their own solutions in a safe and comfortable setting. Mediation is cost effective and flexible.

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Family Arbitration

Family Arbitration 

Family law arbitration is an alternate way for families to settle disputes. Rather than going to court and having a judge decide a case, the family members agree to allow a trained, third-party decision maker to decide the outcome of their disagreement.

Arbitration is binding on both parties.

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Training to improve skills in conflict management and conflict resolution including negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution. Customized training is provided for business and organizations.
Mediator Education Program will help you launch a career in mediation or add mediation expertise to your current work.

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About Us

Donald BissonDonald Bisson, Q.Med, Q.Arb, QFAS, FDRP Med, CODR, AccFM

Donald is certified and member of:

ADR Institute of Canada,
ADR Institute of Ontario,
ADR Institute of BC,
Family Dispute Resolution Institue of Ontario - FDRIO
Ontario Association for Family Mediators (OAFM)
Assoc. of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) - Ontario Chapter



Resolution tailored to the party's requirements.


Faster and binding out of court solution.


Try Mediation first, if no solution, go to binding Arbitration.


Lengthy litigation can be avoided.

Saves time and money.

Fair and neutral.


5 Helps parties find workable solutions.