Carol Crawford leads the Family Law Group from the Ottawa office of Gowling WLG. As a partner with over 25 years of experience in family law, Carol provides advice and representation on all aspects of family law, including asset protection, income determination, business valuation, and shareholder issues, in addition to custody and support issues. She is sought after for her skills in negotiating and drafting domestic contracts, including marriage contracts, cohabitation agreements, and separation agreements. She helps clients settle complex financial and property issues and challenging parenting issues. For clients whose family law matters require formal dispute resolution, Carol can provide strategic advice and skillful representation. She has extensive experience in representing clients in arbitrations, mediations, and at trial and on appeals. She also provides essential advice to business lawyers and clients about the impact of family law on businesses and property acquisitions. Carol has been recognized in both The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.