Nicole Garton

Nicole Garton, B.A., LL.B, LL.M., C.Med, FEA, TEP, is a lawyer, mediator and parenting coordinator of wills and estates and family law matters.

In her solicitor’s practice, Nicole advises on all aspects of estate planning and administration, including the preparation of wills, powers of attorney, representation agreements and trusts, as well as applications for probate and letters of administration. Nicole is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada for trusts and estates and is the Past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Wills and Trusts Subsection (Vancouver).

In her dispute resolution practice, Nicole focuses on the restructuring of families resulting from separation and divorce and wills and estate challenges. Nicole is skilled in the use of various collaborative interventions, including mediation and collaborative family law. Nicole is accredited by the Law Society of BC to act as a Family Law Mediator. Nicole has successfully mediated hundreds of family and wills and estates matters, allowing families to move forward in a positive, cost effective and efficient manner.

Nicole received a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2001. Nicole obtained a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in Dispute Resolution in 2019, with a focus on dispute prevention and management for family businesses. Nicole volunteers and has leadership roles with a number of community non-profit organizations.

Nicole is the author of five books, most recently Before It’s Too Late: The Estate Organizer for Canadians, 2nd Edition.

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Nicole Garton

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