Why Choose Collaborative Divorce

Written By: Anne B. Parsons, Ph.D. In a Collaborative Divorce, the spouses agree to stay out of court and work together with the help of divorce professionals to develop their own settlement agreement that is based on the needs of the spouses and their family.  Positives Aspects of the Collaborative Process Collaborative Divorce is focused …

Privacy in the Collaborative Process

Written By: Jane M. Schirch, Esq. Many people choose to engage in the collaborative process for many reasons.  One of the reasons I hear over and over again from clients that have chosen this process is that it allows them to maintain privacy and confidentiality of their intimate family conflicts.  In the traditional divorce process, …

Those Getting Divorced Don’t Know; You Have to Tell Them!

Written by: Kylie Grenier Professionals trained in Collaborative Divorce know the significant benefits for couples that are divorcing, but those looking to get divorced don’t. It’s an issue those who practice collaborative divorce understand, but the question remains the same; how can we promote collaborative divorce and its effectiveness? Social media has been a great …

Why We Use Coaches in Collaborative Divorce

By Karen Ela Kenny Very often a client will ask their attorney, “Why do we need a Coach? Won’t that just be an added expense that we don’t really need?” These are valid questions and here are some helpful responses. The Coach will meet with the parties together and individually before a Participation Agreement is …

Collaborative Divorce Through Zoom

  By Attorney Meegan Reis So, anyone who knows me will tell you that I hate change.  They will also tell you that the only thing that makes me more uncomfortable is technology. My collaborative meetings and mediation sessions are filled with white boards and sticky notes using written copies of drafts and budgets with …