2013 December

Archive for December, 2013

Divorce Support Group

December 23, 2013 By Janko Predovic

Our Collaborative Colleagues Mark Smith (MSW, RSW) and Marilyn Beloff (PhD), both Marriage/Family Therapists and Divorce Coaches, will run a Vancouver Divorce Support Group in January, 2014. Please see below if you are interested – sessions limited to 10 participants. Mark and Marilyn often find that people can feel isolated while in the process of…

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Canada v. Bedford, 2013 SCC 72

December 20, 2013 By Janko Predovic

The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down a large section of Canada’s anti-prostitution legislation in a landmark 9-0 decision written by the Chief Justice, Beverley McLachlin. You can read the full text of the Court’s decision below. Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford, 2013 SCC 72 In simple terms, in Canada, the act of having…

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FREE PUBLIC EDUCATION

December 19, 2013 By Janko Predovic

Predovic Family Law & Mediation, a member of Collaborative Divorce Vancouver, in association with our colleagues at Concordia Counselling and the CleanDivorce, is proud to offer FREE Seminars about Collaborative Divorce & Mediation at your place of business! The content of our presentations is tailored to fit your timeframes and will suit your audience’s demands…

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Attorney Costs

December 17, 2013 By Janko Predovic

An interesting infographic teaches you about where your money goes once you pay your lawyer. Graphic by Matt Faustman. Matt is the co-founder and CEO at UpCounsel. Matt believes in the power of online platforms to change antiquated ways of life and founded UpCounsel to make legal services efficiently accessible. He is responsible for the…

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A Theory of Behaviour

December 16, 2013 By Janko Predovic

“Etiquette” is the code that governs the expectations of social behaviour. It is an unwritten code, which generally evolves from written rules. It reflects a theory of behaviour. Like “culture”, “etiquette” is a word that has gradually grown pluralized in a multi-ethnic society with many clashing expectations. Your various etiquettes (and sometimes lack thereof) go…

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