What is a Collaborative Divorce?
Collaborative divorce is an alternative to traditional divorce and family cases. It is an out-of-court
process Participants (i.e. husbands, wives, moms, and dads) choose to engage in to address family legal
To qualify as a collaborative divorce, the following is required:
- The Participants;
- Each Participant’s attorney; and
- A participation agreement that includes a disqualification clause, which advises the Participants
and their attorneys that in the event there is a breakdown in the process, the Participants would
have to fire their attorneys and hire new attorneys to litigate the issues.
Who Benefits from the Collaborative Process?
While at first glance the terms of a collaborative family law process might seem discouraging, it is in fact
a great option for participants as it holds those involved accountable. It is a means of keeping personal
matters private, the process is less costly, and the Participants are satisfied with the outcome of the
results as they maintain control over how the process ends.
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