Mediation and Arbitration Resources
Family Law Mediation
Ministry of the Attorney General: Family Mediation
This website offers general information with regards to the family mediation process. Moreover, it provides a list of useful links to websites dedicated to family mediation and locating the appropriate mediator.
Family Law Arbitration
CLEONet: Family Law Arbitration (On-Line Pamphlet)
This useful resource provides general information to the public on the arbitration process as applied in Ontario. The language used is clear, concise and simple to understand. There is some comparison between arbitration and mediation as well as the provision of tips on what to consider when selecting arbitration and an arbitrator.
Ministry of the Attorney General: Family Law Arbitration
This website provides a more comprehensive and detailed overview of the family arbitration process. It makes reference to the applicable statutes as well as the relevant provisions located therein. Every major topical area is broken down and discussed in-depth such as choosing a family arbitrator or the cost of family arbitrtation. This website is not only helpful for the general public as there are links relating to information for arbitrators as well as a repository of forms that need to be filled out by same.
Arbitration Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 17
Family Arbitration, O. Reg. 134/07
Family Law Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.3
Child and Family Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.11