Frequently Asked Questions
A: Because of time constraints, the Pro Bono Collaborative Project is not suitable for complex cases. Your case may be complex if one of you is self-employed, owns a business, or has a private pension. The Pro Bono Collaborative Project is also inappropriate for cases where there is high conflict between you and your spouse, very poor communication, or safety concerns. Review our eligibility requirements for more details.
Please note that there is no guarantee of success in any family law resolution process. Even you you qualify for the pro bono program, your case may not settle in the allotted 7 hours, for any number of reasons. If your case does not settle, the professional team will speak with you about your options moving forward.
The Collaborative Process can often help address even complex cases, but it may require more time with your lawyer and the team to resolve difficult issues. For more information about Collaborative Process, and to review a list of professionals who might be able to assist you on a for-fee basis, please visit www.collaborativepracticetoronto.com.