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Divorce agreement on most issues

We agree on most issues in our divorce

When many are trying to resolve their divorce, they end up negotiating with their soon-to-be ex-spouse. Many prefer negotiating directly with their spouse versus hiring…

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Exceptional children and collaborative divorce

Needs of exceptional children and collaborative divorce

In divorce and family law matters where custody of children is litigated, it can often present a unique set of complexities for a family court….

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Collaborative practice founding

Is collaborative practice new?

Many when they hear about collaborative practice wonder how long as it been around. “Is this a fairly new process? Has it been around a…

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Spreadsheeting assets in collaborative divorce

Importance of spreadsheeting your assets

Spreadsheeting marital assets and debt is an important part of any divorce matter. In a collaborative divorce, the parties have to divide marital property and…

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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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