Divorce is painful...Many couples unwittingly choose to litigate (go to court) because they are not given a better alternative; collaborative divorce. Divorce courts are courts of equity. In other words, in a litigated divorce, the judge has complete discretion to determine what, in his/her mind, is fair for your family.
...but it does not have to be destructive.
In a collaborative divorce, the couple and their attorneys are preparing for resolution from day one in a negotiation centered process.The collaborative process recognizes that the couple, and not a judge, is best suited to make decisions that are in the best interest of their family.
Collaborative Divorce is different from a litigated divorce.
• Privacy – by staying out of a public courtroom, your collaborative divorce remains confidential.
• Control – you, and not a judge, decide what is fair.
• Financial Resources – from the first day your money is spent working towards settlement, not trial
• Common Sense – you and your spouse reach realistic and workable solutions allowing you both to move
• Children – with a greater emphasis on the long-term emotional and financial well-being of both you and
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