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Collaborative Divorce


Quickly gaining momentum as the most popular method of divorce in the United States and Canada, Collaborative Divorce utilizes state-of-the-art technologies, communication skills, and legal strategy to create win-win situations for divorcing couples and their children, for a fraction of the cost of a litigated divorce.

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Roadmap of the Collaborative Divorce Process: Two Coach Model [HTML]
This roadmap perfectly lays out the steps for a successful Collaborative Divorce. Written by Mark Bass, Kathryn Lazar, Micki McWade and the Dutchess County Practice Group of the Hudson Valley Collaborative Divorce and Dispute Resolution Association.
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Rigidity/Flexibility Continuum [HTML]
Inquiry allows you to drill deep to determine the interests underneath the fears, concerns, and positions on the surface of the client's emotions. The skills in moving communication forward involve first establishing rapport. ______________________________________________________________________________________
15 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Law [HTML]
The 15 reasons why you should choose collaboration instead of litigation.
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10 Rights of Couples During Collaborative Divorce [HTML]
The 10 rights you and your spouse have during collaborative divorce that you don't have when you go to court.
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Core Attitude of the Collaborative Team [HTML]
For a collaborative case to work, all members of the team must be enrolled. This includes the lawyers, the clients, the mental health professionals, and the financial experts. The Core Attitude of the Collaborative Team helps keep everyone enrolled, engaged, and on the same page.
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The Help List [HTML]
Suggestions for successful collaborative negotiation.
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The True Cost of Divorce [HTML]
What is it worth to feel that the decisions involved in ending your marriage were not yours?
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Why Use a Coach? [HTML] 
How divorce coaches contribute to the collaborative divorce process.
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Role of the Financial Advisor [HTML]
Financial advisors have been trained in the Collaborative Family Law approach and function as an objective third party consultant to help resolve financial concerns arising from a separation.
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