What you need to know about Consultations with Clarity Divorce Centre

What happens in a Consultation at Clarity? Your consultation is an important part of the process. This is where you get the opportunity to sit one-on-one with one of our Mediators to discuss your current situation, what is going on, and what you are looking to achieve. You can come in for a…


Divorce...How Do I Tell The Kids?

A couple having a "the talk" with their son. A divorce can be a difficult time for any family, but communication is important. The children need to understand that they aren’t responsible for what is taking place. They also need to realize that both parents love them and want to be a part of…


Coping With Divorce When Children Are Involved

A divorce is a life changing decision made when a marriage has fallen apart. When a couple has children, it can be a million times more complicated. If they are very young, they may not understand why one parent has moved out and is suddenly not in the picture on a daily basis. If they are…


Taking Care of Your Children After Divorce

It can be scary to think about how you will take care of your children after a divorce. There are going to be many changes on the horizon for everyone to deal with. Yet you need to be confident that you can take care of them. Even if you have to turn to friends and family members for emotional…


Making Special Occasions Comfortable for Children after a Divorce

It is very important to make special occasions comfortable for children after a divorce. You may find it is better to have birthday parties at both homes and most children will love the extra attention. However, there will be some events where they can’t be divided and that is where communication…


Mediation- Answering Your Questions

WHAT IS MEDIATION? WHAT DOES A MEDIATOR DO? Mediation is used to come to a peaceful resolution with another party through the whole process of a separation, from start to finish. The mediator acts an as “independent” and will work with you to find solutions that best fit all parties’ needs. As a…


What you should know about Separation and Divorce

What is the difference between Separation and Divorce? Separation refers to you living separately and apart from your spouse. You are still legally married. (Once you and your spouse decide to separate, you can move forward with the mediation process.) To simplify the separation process includes…


Separation and Divorce Services

What is the Clarity Approach?

Clarity is here to help simplify things for you—and hopefully, remove some of your burden. Our mediation specialists offer support and guidance including: Helping you understand your legal rights and responsibilities Developing legal agreements (regarding custody, division of assets, and more)…


Getting Through the Holidays After Divorce

Your first Holiday season newly divorce can be very difficult for you, your children, and even your ex. Emotions are on the rise, traditions will be different, and certain members of the family will be absent. There are so many variables and moving parts during the holidays that it makes preparing…


Meet our Mediators: Diane Valiquette

What is your background? I have extensive training in alternative modalities with regards to relationships. I also have training in Collaborative Law and Mediation. In addition to that, I trained under Dr. Bruce Fisher who is the author or the Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends and Founder of…