The Collaborative Divorce is premised upon the belief that a divorcing couple can collaborate and determine what is fair with the help of a professional team. The focus of the team is minimizing conflict to facilitate compassionate discussions that lead to responsible financial and parenting decisions, and, minimize the effects of divorce on children.
So, what is a collaborative divorce?
A collaborative divorce removes disputes from the courtroom in order to troubleshoot and problem solve. This changes the focus from revenge to negotiations based upon individual and common interests.
What are the benefits of using a collaborative divorce?
Some benefits of using a collaborative divorce model are:
What are the protocols of collaborative law divorce?
*Neutral professionals may assist the parties during the process, like Certified Divorce Financial Planners, Accountants, Child Specialists, and Divorce Coaches.
Both parties and their attorneys sign a “no court” agreement that directs both of the attorneys to withdraw from the case if the case continues to litigation in court.
Collaborative divorce saves time, money, and reduces the stress of litigation by allowing the parties to work with their legal counsel to create the best solution for all involved.