Collaborative Divorce

Litigating Your Divorce—How To Minimize the Time, Cost, Stress and Drama

Stereotypical TV and movie divorces occur in the courtroom, where spouses passionately shout at one another. Mediation proves more popular in real life, but it’s not a realistic option for all spouses. Thankfully, if you require litigation, you’re not doomed to an expensive and stressful ordeal. The following strategies will help you avoid the worst […]

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When Litigation Makes More Sense Than Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) can pave the path to a faster and more amicable divorce, but it’s not ideal in every situation. The following examples highlight the positive role litigation can play in select divorces: Unilateral Divorce In an ideal divorce, both spouses agree to end their relationship on relatively friendly terms. But what if […]

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Selling Your House After Divorce: Do’s And Don’ts

You and your soon-to-be ex prefer to sell your home and pursue a fresh start. Making this decision is the easy part; now you need to deal with the usual complications of selling real estate, all while under the strain of divorce. Keep the process as simple and stress-free as possible by following these basic […]

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7 Online Resources to Help You Be a Smarter, Safer Co-Parent

Co-parenting is tough even if you are on good terms with your ex-spouse. Thankfully, there are an abundance of resources available to guide you through this difficult journey. The following are especially worth checking out: Our Family Wizard Ex-spouses with differing schedules find it exceedingly difficult to coordinate. That’s where Our Family Wizard comes in. […]

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How Will Our Debts Be Divided And What About Student Loans?

Dividing assets may be a major issue in resolving in your divorce case, particular where you and your spouse have accumulated a significant amount of wealth and/or property. However, you may be wondering what happens to you and your spouse’s debt in divorce.  You may have student loans or have borrowed money to invest in […]

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Uncertain About Attending a Divorce Seminar? These FAQs Can Help

We understand it is a big step to attend a workshop like this. Sometimes, it may even be your very first step toward a divorce. And really, that’s why we put these workshops on: to offer support, resources and guidance to those entering a very difficult process. The seminars are for YOU. Below are answers […]

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The Origins of Collaborative Divorce

The American Institute of Stress, using the Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory Scale, ranks divorce as the second most stressful life event. Recognizing this, back in the 1990s, a group of attorneys in the state of Michigan came up with the idea of a collaborative divorce as a way to “troubleshoot and problem solve” by using mediation […]

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Contempt of Court as a Tool To Enforce Divorce Decrees

If a divorce decree is being violated, the former spouse who is suffering should bring the violation to the attention of the court as soon as possible. Some of the most common violations include failure to pay child support, failure to pay alimony, and interference with the agreed upon visitation schedule. It may be tempting […]

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