Collaborative dispute resolution processes allow you to reach outcomes that you agree to, that are workable, and that are private. Some people think that divorce is an expensive, ugly, drawn-out battle where nobody wins. I help people reach a satisfying conclusion using Mediation.
In Mediation you are treated with respect. You control how soon you resolve your dispute and get on with your life. I facilitate and work with you to maintain important relationships. I have over 33 years of dispute resolution experience.
Deb has offices in Vancouver and on the North Shore.
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Deb is a retired lawyer.
Throughout her over 30 years of experience as a Mediator & Lawyer, Deborah Lynn Zutter has provided training and written for various respected publications in the Mediation and Legal professions:
CBC Radio Interview
CBC Radio One: The Coast
Hosted by Stephen Quinn
The provincial government has made public a number of proposed changes to family law. Interview with Deb Zutter (family law specialist), for her view point on how the law needs to evolve. Listen to interview (runs 8:14).
Finally! Clients Receive Credit for Participating in Mediation
For the first time in British Columbia litigants pursuing family law disputes now have rules of court that are distinct from the general civil rules. (View Article)
"A great resource for both lawyers and parties who are using mediation or collaborative practice. Zutter's overview of process options is thorough, and her specific tips for preparing for sessions are invaluable."