Unwitting Partners & Cohabitation Agreements

March 10, 2021

The one thing worse than a break-up is one where you discover, much to your surprise, that your partner is able to advance claims against you when you had assumed the contrary. Many people are aware of the fact that unmarried spouses have a right to claim spousal support and child support, usually because they’ve…

Resolving Family Disputes Through Mediation

July 5, 2016

There have been many articles written about the benefits of resolving disputes through mediation rather than litigation.  Despite this, there is still a great deal of confusion about what a mediation looks like and whether it will assist parties to resolve their dispute.  In family law disputes, there is often also mistrust between parties that…

The Team Approach to Separation Agreements

March 11, 2016

Dealing with the emotional and financial aftermath of a separation can be overwhelming.  There are concerns about where a spouse is going to live, what is going to happen to the children, and how the separation is going to impact the family finances.  In addition to these concerns, each spouse is experiencing a loss and…

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WHAT IS Family Law?

Pihl Law is dedicated to helping families minimize the emotional and financial impact of separation and changes to their family structures. With extensive experience in family law and a deep sense of compassion, the Pihl Law team work hard to help families resolve their disputes and move forward respectfully.

We firmly believe that most clients can achieve a fair resolution to their family law issues through alternative dispute resolution processes such as negotiation and mediation. It is our view that litigation through the court system should truly be the last resort. Pihl Law strives to find creative solutions to achieve the best result for our clients.

We also help clients who are just beginning their relationships with drafting and negotiating cohabitation and marriage agreements.

Pihl Law can provide clients with the following services:

  • Family Law Mediation
  • Separation Agreements
  • Prenuptial or Marriage Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Collaborative Family Law Processes
  • Desk Order Divorces



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