Gary Direnfeld is a social worker based in Dundas, Ontario, where the courts consider him an expert in social work, marital therapy, child development, and custody and access matters. And Gary has a message for spouses considering divorce: stay out of the courts.
I got to know Gary this summer at a training in Chicago where we were learning to teach divorce lawyers and practitioners how to become peacemakers. He is passionate about his work to help families in difficult circumstances. In the short video below, Gary discusses an alternative to divorce court battles that he recommends: collaborative law.