Finally, family law lawyers have a single, authoritative Canadian treatise on collaborative family law. "Collaborative family law" is a process where parties and their counsel adopt a cooperative, constructive approach to resolving family law conflicts. Family law lawyers across the country are embracing the collaborative law approach as the preferred method of serving their clients.The authors bring practical legal, mediation and social work experience to their discussion of this novel development in family law. The work offers a comparative analysis of the principles and practice of collaborative family law, mediation and traditional litigation, and instructs the reader how to practise collaborative family law and establish a collaborative family law group. Also discussed is how collaborative law can be applied to other conflicts involving family, such as estates law disputes. This work is a must-have for any family law lawyer who does not want to miss this new approach to family law practice.