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3 Tips on Choosing a Collaborative Divorce Attorney.

1. Choose someone who is collaboratively trained. Beware of the attorneys who say they are “collaborative” or “cooperative” or “willing to reach settlement.” Make sure the attorney you choose has formal collaborative training. Formal collaborative training gives attorneys knowledge of the collaborative process, teaches them to be creative problem...

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10 Advantages to Collaborative Divorce.

Is most often faster and cheaper than divorce litigation Strives for comprehensive, enduring settlements, not court battles Lessens the impact of divorce on children Preserves confidentiality Decreases the level of conflict between spouses Places importance on preserving family relationships Ascertains and deals with the interests and concerns of both...

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Top 5 Divorce Mediation Tips.

Select a mediator who has experience in divorce and family law issues. Review the mediator’s contract, which outlines how the mediator’s fee will be paid and generally describes the mediator’s ethical obligations. Understand the purpose of the mediation is to encourage open discussion of interests and goals to encourage...

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