Collaborative Law enables parties to reach an agreement that best meets the needs of the parties. The process allows parties to minimize conflict while working toward a resolution. The process is voluntary and each party hires an attorney along with other professionals such as financial experts or mental health professionals. The parties to sign a contract [participation agreement] which binds the parties to the process and keeps the parties out of Court.
The Benefits of Collaborative Law
Control over the process
Identifying interests of all
Focus on settlement
Good faith negotiations
Private and confidential
Often less expensive and quicker than litigation
If you wish to avoid litigation and want to reach an agreement with the other party, without Court intervention, Collaborative Law allows parties to resolve disputed issues focusing on the parties working on a “win-win” solution for all.