18 April 2014 0 Comments

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for Me?

ShareMore and more couples are choosing Alternative Dispute Resolution for their divorce – a way of solving their problems without going to court. It can only work when the couple can communicate and work with each other. Divorce is not just the ending of a marriage; it is a life-changing transition which is complex, unfamiliar […]

9 April 2014 0 Comments

Collaborative Divorce

ShareWant a gentler approach to divorce? While divorces are typically considered to be bitter battles between ex-spouses, this does not have to be the case. Many times there are spouses who no longer want to remain married, but who do not want to fight in a courtroom setting over each and every detail either. For […]

7 February 2013 0 Comments

What is a collaborative divorce?

Share While divorces are generally considered to be bitter battles between ex-spouses, a collaborative divorce uses a gentler approach. In many cases, even though a spouse no longer wants to be married, he or she does not want to fight in a courtroom setting over every detail and issue.  For couples like this, there are […]

14 November 2012 0 Comments

Divorce alternatives

Share Not every married couple that has disagreements should consider divorce.  Saving the right marriage is important. Rushing into a divorce is not always the correct approach.  There are alternatives to divorce, such as a legal separation.  With a legal separation, the parties leave the door open to possible reconciliation in the future. In addition, […]

26 October 2012 0 Comments

Collaborative divorce process

Share Most divorces consist of contested issues, arguments, stress, emotional and financial turmoil.  These divorces usually head to court and go through a trial to be resolved.  Some couples prefer to avoid litigation and turn to collaborative divorce. Collaborative divorce offers an alternative to those who seek an amicable divorce although they, too, disagree on […]

19 October 2011 0 Comments

Mediation or Collaborative Divorce

ShareGoing through a divorce is a difficult time for all concerned – adding stress and expense can really make the situation devastating. Why not consider mediation or the collaborative divorce process?  Mediation and collaborative divorce can be excellent options for some, but not for all.  These options allow the couple to have more control in […]

23 May 2011 0 Comments

What is collaborative divorce?

ShareCollaborative divorce, in family law, is considered an alternative dispute resolution.  Attorneys for both parties assist their clients in resolving conflicts in a cooperative manner – rather than in an adversarial one.  All meetings consist of the couple and their attorneys.  The couple is allowed to speak his or her own mind using his or […]