In a Collaborative Divorce each party is represented by
his or her own collaborative attorney. Additionally,
other collaborative professionals such as financial
specialists and coaches can be incorporated into the
process. All professionals have been specifically
trained to work in the interdisciplinary collaborative
divorce model as a team. The focus is on the overall
well-being of the entire family, as the team seeks to
both reduce conflict and generate constructive
solutions. While the attorneys still provide advice and
counsel to their clients within the collaborative
framework, the goal is no longer “win-lose,” but rather
The objective of collaboration is to offer the couple a
structured, non-adversarial process within which they
can resolve parenting, financial and property issues
utilizing the best professional talent and resources
available. In collaboration, all participants sign a
written agreement to address all issues without court
involvement. This approach creates an atmosphere of open
communication and cooperation which assists the couple
in shaping agreements which will meet the needs of their
Why Choose Collaborative Divorce?
Because you would like to:
Work in a respectful, private and dignified
Insulate your children from the damaging effects
of a high conflict divorce.
Retain your own attorney to advise and support
Voice your issues and concerns in a safe
Take an active role in tailoring solutions to
the particular needs of you and your family.
Access the skills, talents and experience of
other professionals who can make a positive
contribution to the process.