In recent weeks we have begun discussing the collaborative divorce process.  If you missed the previous installments in this series, you can find them here, here and here.  If the collaborative divorce method is so different from the traditional adversarial divorce, what are some things the parties should expect in a collaborative divorce?  The following…

In recent weeks we have begun discussing the collaborative divorce process.  If you missed the previous installments in this series, you can find them here and here.  Last week we briefly discussed that the collaborative divorce process uses a holistic approach to divorce by using a multi-disciplinary team of professionals.  Who are these professionals? Financial…

In recent weeks we have begun discussing the collaborative divorce process.  If you missed the previous installments in this series, you can find them here and here.  Last week we briefly discussed the professionals who make up the collaborative team. In my last blog I discussed that the Financial Professional (FP) and the Mental Health…

Last week we introduced the concept of collaborative divorce.  If you missed that short essay, you can find it here.  This week we discussed some of the cool features and benefits of the collaborative divorce process.  If you missed it, you can read it here.  In that essay I mentioned safety as a feature of…

Before Your Next (Make Sure This Spouse is Your Ex!) Did you know that most people who file for a divorce have been thinking about it for two years before going to an attorney?  Most people will file a divorce when they finally accept that the marriage is no longer serving a legitimate purpose, but…

Last week we introduced the concept of collaborative divorce.  If you missed that short essay, you can find it here.  This week we will explore some of the prominent features of the collaborative process relative to the traditional adversarial divorce process most people know and fear. Team Effort. The collaborative divorce process uses a holistic…

Many people have never heard of collaborative divorce.  For most folks divorce is associated with negative feelings such as anger, embarrassment, fear, and regret because divorce is generally associated with pain, despair and losing.  In many ways, a divorce is often an excellent opportunity for both parties to lose, whether it is losing assets, losing…

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