Recent Posts

Collaborative Divorce and Mediation

Why collaborative divorce and not mediation?

Mediation is very popular in society. When individuals think about settling their divorce outside of court, most resonate with the idea of mediation. While many…

Continue Reading...
Hire any attorney for a collaborative divorce

Can I hire any attorney for a collaborative divorce?

Many like the idea of a collaborative divorce. The term “collaborative” has a nice ring to it. Many also do not want their case decided…

Continue Reading...
Service of divorce papers

No service needed for collaborative divorce

A requirement when one party has filed for divorce is for the other party to be formally notified. This usually takes place by the sheriff…

Continue Reading...
Roadmap of a collaborative matter

Resolution order of a collaborative family law matter

When an individual is interested in resolving their family law matter outside of court through the collaborative process, many are still fuzzy about the details….

Continue Reading...
Communication and collaborative divorce

How well do you communicate with your soon-to-be ex spouse?

Communication difficulties are the root cause of many instances of divorce. For many parties, communication is tough. Communication might be strained. It might be adversarial….

Continue Reading...
Criticisms of collaborative divorce

Responding to criticism of collaborative divorce

Change can be difficult for many to embrace. Likewise, some family lawyers who litigate cases may offer some criticisms about collaborative divorce. Some family lawyers…

Continue Reading...
Collaborative divorce can help children

How collaborative divorce can help the children

Children often get caught in the middle of their parents during divorce. The parents likely do not intend that this happen. But it can often…

Continue Reading...
Role of judge in collaborative divorce

What is the role of the judge in collaborative divorce?

In a collaborate divorce, many wonder about the role of the judge. In other words, when does the judge come into play? How important is…

Continue Reading...
Collaborative practice groups

What is a collaborative practice group?

For individuals who are looking to resolve their divorce or family law matter collaboratively, many are likely to discover that there are various collaborative practice…

Continue Reading...
Collaborative divorce and informal discovery

Collaborative divorce and informal discovery

In traditional divorce proceedings, discovery can be a critical part of the divorce case. Discovery can entail all kinds of different discovery techniques. Discovery can…

Continue Reading...
Having a collaborative divorce lawyer can be comforting

Having a collaborative attorney with you can be comforting

When many parties are going through a divorce, they decide to enter into negotiations with their spouse by themselves. They may engage in in-person negotiations….

Continue Reading...
Collaborative divorce and child support

Calculation of child support in collaborative divorce

The calculation of child support can be an important issue in resolving a divorce or custody case. Parties can often get into contentious disputes in…

Continue Reading...