- Sherman Law LLP

Family Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)


Kitchener family law lawyers and accredited family law mediators with over 40 years of firm expertise in helping clients and families favourably resolve disputes out-of-court.


Illustrations of family law negotiations

A separation and divorce does not have to be adversarial. It is possible for you to achieve an amicable resolution to your family law dispute without waiving your rights. ADR and consensual family dispute resolution can be extremely effective in resolving disputes outside of court. Our team of highly skilled Kitchener family law lawyers has experience in assisting clients in striking the right balance between guiding clients to an amicable resolution and assertively protecting your interests through an interest-based approach to conflict resolution.


If you are interested in exploring how ADR and consensual family dispute resolution may be the right option for you, there are a variety of tools available to assist you in working towards an amicable resolution without the need for a costly and emotionally draining court process. We are experienced negotiators and mediators that have resolved many cases without resorting to formal court dispute resolution. The lawyers at Sherman Law LLP have a proven record of success in representing clients in consensual family dispute resolution including mediation, facilitated counsel assisted negotiation, and collaborative divorce and family law.




With over 40 years of experience in resolving disputes concerning separations and divorce, the dedicated and responsive team at Sherman Law LLP understands how harmful court proceedings can be to a family and the importance of finding a way to have discussions and resolve disputes without causing hurt to the people involved.  Our lawyer-mediators are certified in online dispute resolution (ODR). We will help you to find a solution without having to go to court.



Do you want to learn more about ADR and why consensual family dispute resolution is the best choice for your family?


 For over 40 years, clients have trusted in our ability to explain more than simply their legal rights and obligations in a separation or a divorce. We focus on sustainable collaboration, strengthening relationships, and improving communication skills that leads to creative solutions and out-of-court dispute resolution. To benefit from our knowledge and experience with respect to ADR and consensual family dispute resolution as part of your separation or divorce, please contact 519-884-0034 or send us an email. Many of our clients are referred to us by former and current clients, as well as by lawyers, accountants, and financial advisors. We serve clients in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Hamilton, London and surrounding areas.




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Aubrey J.  Sherman

  Aubrey J.  Sherman