You only need one lawyer when doing a collaborative divorce. FICTION! Each spouse requires a collaboratively trained attorney to do divorce via the collaborative process. If two spouses are cooperative, settle their case, and do not litigate against one another, they’ve had a collaborative divorce. FICTION! For a divorce...Read more
Is a New Year’s divorce on your list of resolutions? If so, you are not alone. Historically, for divorce lawyers in Fairfax, Va. and throughout the United States, January is one of busiest times of the year. There are many theories as to why this is the case. A difficult holiday season can...Read more
More Affordable A collaborative divorce is most often more economical than going to court. In Fairfax County, it is not unusual for lawyers’ fees in a litigated divorce to surpass $100,000. On the other hand, collaborative cases tend to be significantly less contentious, and thus less costly. More Efficient...Read more
Be Dependable. Follow the parenting plan, the schedule and parenting guidelines in your Marital Settlement Agreement or Final Order of Divorce. Make sure you’re on time for all transitions of the children from one parent to the other. Communicate with the Children. If the children are with your ex-spouse during the...Read more
Why is it necessary for collaborative divorce lawyers to withdraw if an agreement is not reached in a case?
While the following is by no means an exhaustive list, the following are a few key reasons: The spouses will work harder to settle if they know they must hire new lawyers to go to court. The lawyers cannot give up and get a second chance in court –...Read more