Collaborative divorce Illinois

Collaborative Divorce Gives Your Family The Ability To:

– Amicably restructure your family together
– Come to a resolution outside of the court system
– Reduce overall divorce costs – Move towards closure more
quickly for yourselves and
your family
– Reduce the stress of divorce

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Why is Collaborative Divorce better than mediation?

A mediator is an objective professional who assists the parties in reaching an agreement. However, the parties' agreement often falls apart when their attorneys review it. In collaborative divorce, each party is represented by a collaborative attorney. To be certified in collaborative law, an attorney must have completed mediation training. So, each parties' attorney is...

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Why is Collaborative Divorce better than litigation?

When attorneys agree not to represent the parties in litigation, the tone of the 4-way conferences becomes more productive. Instead of preparing for litigation, the attorneys assist their clients with finding better outcomes for their specific case. Litigation is adversarial having the parties work against each other. In collaborative divorce, however, the parties work together...

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What is the Collaborative Divorce process?

Typically, the collaborative divorce process begins before a petition for dissolution of marriage is filed with the court. However, it can begin after a petition has been filed. The parties and their respective collaborative attorneys work out the rules under which the process will proceed. The parties and their attorneys have multiple 4-way conferences to...

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What is Collaborative Divorce?

At its most basic, collaborative law is where the parties?attorneys enter into an agreement not to litigate the case. If the parties decide to litigate, they must obtain new attorneys. The agreement between the parties and their attorneys may include additional provisions, such as the parties must remain civil to one another throughout the collaborative...

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