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International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Who is the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals?

When individuals think about collaborative divorce, many do not realize that there is an organization that has set forth all the protocol and procedures in…

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Business interests in collaborative divorce

Business interests can complicate divorce

In any divorce, dividing the marital property and debt can be a complicated endeavor. The truth is that some parties can have martial assets of…

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alimony and tax change

New tax changes regarding alimony may make divorce more difficult

Under a new tax law that is going into effect in 2019, alimony (also known as “maintenance” or “spousal maintenance” in many states) is going…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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