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Published by Dept. of Justice Canada, Family Law Research in [Ottawa] .
Written in English


  • Divorce mediation -- Canada.,
  • Family mediation -- Canada.

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Statementprepared for Department of Justice Canada ; principal investigator, C. James Richardson ; principal researchers, Lorna Doerksen ... [et al.] ; J & J Research Associates Ltd.
ContributionsCanada. Dept. of Justice.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 345 p. ;
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19475780M
ISBN 10066216122X

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