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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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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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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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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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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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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