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What Does A Collaborative Divorce Attorney Do?

June 23, 2021

As a collaborative divorce attorney, it is my job to help support and guide you through the collaborative divorce process, and to help assist you in identifying your own interests and goals through the divorce. It is not my job to attack your spouse or to engage in any adversarial tactics. The goal of collaborative…

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Collaborative Divorce VS Traditional Divorce

June 9, 2021

Collaborative divorce is completely different from a traditional divorce, mainly in that collaborative divorce gives you and your spouse the freedom in working together to create a lasting divorce settlement without the need for court intervention. In contrast, a traditional divorce is often adversarial, overwhelming, intimidating and confusing.    As a divorce lawyer, I have seen…

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Collaborative Divorce Lawyer: The Goal Of Each Six-Way Meeting

May 26, 2021

As a divorce lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce, the goal of each six-way meeting is to create acceptable solutions and resolution to various aspects of the divorce to include division of assets/debts, parenting plan for children and future financial arrangements. The setting is safe and structured. Transparency and integrity are key components to the process. Professionalism…

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Divorce Attorney: Is Divorce Mediation Successful?

May 12, 2021

As a divorce attorney mediator,  I get asked the question, “Is divorce mediation successful?” often, and I can tell you that when both parties are  willing to cooperate and work together to find the best resolutions for themselves and their families, divorce mediation can be successful. Divorce mediation is a relationship-oriented, flexible, and confidential divorce option…

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Divorce Lawyer: Avoid The Drama With Collaborative Divorce

April 28, 2021

As a divorce lawyer, I understand that ending a relationship can be painful, but it doesn’t have to be ugly when you go through the collaborative divorce  process.  Restructuring your family doesn’t need to be a fight, and can be accomplished with thoughtfulness and respect. You can avoid the divorce drama!   Proceeding through the divorce process…

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What Is Collaborative Mediation?

April 14, 2021

Collaborative mediation may be the best solution for your family depending on how complex your divorce needs are. This type of alternative divorce resolution is for those couples who recognize there are strong emotions related to the breakdown of the marriage, possibly from an affair, substance abuse or mental health-related issues, financial burdens, or the…

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Is Collaborative Divorce Cheaper?

March 24, 2021

Collaborative divorce may be a less expensive divorce option over traditional court litigation, however there are varying factors that need to be considered.  Choosing this divorce option is a popular alternative to a traditional divorce for many couples, as more and more couples are willing to work together to create lasting solutions for their family’s…

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Divorce Attorney: The 5 Stages Of Grief, Part Two

February 24, 2021

As a divorce attorney, I have seen how the five stages of grief are beneficial to healing and growth during the divorce process.  In my previous blog, I discussed the first two stages of grief: denial and anger, and how they play a vital role in healing divorce wounds.  This week I am continuing the…

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Divorce Lawyer: The 5 Stages Of Grief, Part One

February 10, 2021

As a divorce lawyer, I have seen divorce’s five stages of grief first-hand, which is why I am here to support you during one of the most difficult times of your life.  The stages of grief couples experience are the same as in death.  Your marriage has died and the emotions you experience throughout the…

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Collaborative Divorce In Overland Park: How Long Does It Take?

January 27, 2021

Collaborative divorce in Overland Park can last anywhere from three to six months on average versus a traditional divorce, which can take eight to fourteen months or more.  Each divorce is just as unique as the marriage it stemmed from, and will depend on how long it takes to settle all issues, file the divorce,…

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