Uniform Collaborative Law Act

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Despite the potentially acrimonious and contentious nature of family law cases (such as divorce), the majority of these cases settle out of court. Collaborative Law (often referred to as Collaborative Divorce) is one way that the parties--typically spouses who are divorcing--now are settling their cases. Collaborative Law is a non-adversarial process by which the spouses—among other things--agree to the Read More

Tips for Settling Your Divorce

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We all know that divorce can take a long time and can be expensive. You and your spouse can have your resources drained and end the process exhausted, both emotionally and financially. Luckily divorce does not have to end that way. Most divorces end in settlement, and it is easy to understand why once you are in the middle of a divorce case. No one wants a long, drawn out case, and it is better for you and your Read More

Is Collaborative Law Right for My Case?

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Collaborative law is a very useful tool to resolve many types of family law cases. The process is specifically designed to provide an atmosphere of cooperation to eliminate the typical atmosphere of “us versus them” that is common in family disputes. Although commonly associated with divorce, collaborative law can be used to help resolve many types of family law disputes. Child support, child custody/parenting plan Read More

What to Expect from the Collaborative Divorce Process

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Collaborative divorce is designed to help the divorce process be smoother and less adversarial. Knowing what to expect from the process can help you decide whether your case is right for collaboration. First, you and your spouse must both agree to involve yourselves freely and honestly to the process. If both parties are not committed to working together to create a settlement, the process will not function as it is Read More

What is Collaborative Law?

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Divorce can be a highly contentious and emotionally charged process. In traditional divorce proceedings, the parties go to court and let a judge divide assets, award alimony, and determine child custody. This is a process that pits the two parties against each other. However, collaborative law provides a method to let parties come to an agreement without the long, drawn out, and expensive process of a contested Read More