Why Do a Collaborative Divorce? Types of Cases

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There are many different reasons why people may choose to use the Collaborative process for their divorce.  Aside from the advantages of the process, there are certain types of issues that could really benefit from the flexibility and privacy afforded by Collaborative law.  Here are some examples. A child with special needs.  Courts usually try to do a little extra, …

The Other Costs of a Litigated Divorce

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Collaborative lawyers are pretty good about explaining the options a person has in starting on a divorce. The old standard approach is litigation.  The main alternative is Collaborative Law.  Another approach, which is used by some people, is to represent themselves, which is risky.  Other posts go into more detail about the dangers of representing yourself.  For now, I would …

How to Set Goals for Collaborative Cases

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At the first of the year, many people spend time coming up with their New Year’s Resolutions (lose weight, make more money, spend more time with the kids, etc.). They are setting goals for themselves for the upcoming year. If done with sufficient thoughtfulness, the effort can be really beneficial. Weighing different choices, looking at the pros and cons, and …