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Stock options in collaborative divorce

Stock options often overlooked in divorce settlements

In any divorce, including a collaborative divorce, all marital property and debt have to be divided. In an equitable division state, marital property and debt…

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Fair settlement

A fair settlement should be the goal

In collaborative practice, one goal of both parties ought to be a fair settlement. A fair settlement means that both parties generally believe that the…

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First settlement proposal

The importance of the first settlement proposal

The first settlement proposal in a collaborative divorce or family law matter can be critically important. Depending on that first offer, the other party to…

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Reasonableness and settlement

What’s a reasonable settlement?

Reaching a settlement in a divorce or family law matter is easier said than done. For parties who are participating in a collaborative divorce, most…

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Collaborative divorce and spouse

What if my spouse does not want a collaborative divorce?

A collaborative divorce is a great option for those who wish to amicably settle their divorce outside of court. This is particularly true where both…

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Neutral experts in collaborative divorce

In traditional litigation, it’s often the war of the competing experts. Whether the issues in the case are financial or custody related, both sides often…

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Anger and collaborative divorce

Are you too angry for a collaborative divorce?

When a divorce begin, many are upset. They are emotional. They might even be angry. Events that led up to the divorce can cause a…

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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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