Collaborative Divorce: A Peaceful Approach
Collaborative divorce is a peaceful approach to divorce, and is a unique, non-adversarial way to crafting a better future for you and your family. I have seen so many traditional divorces turn into a battle grounds that becomes overwhelming, intimidating, and confusing. But there is another way to handle your divorce, and that is through the collaborative divorce model.
In collaborative divorce, both parties, along with the support of their collaborative attorneys, a divorce coach and a financial neutral, take the time necessary to address the issues unique to their case and create a lasting divorce settlement without court intervention, and without damaging relationships. Parties will avoid battling experts (and each other), as well as avoid duplicate costs by working together to obtain the necessary information in order to make informed, wise decisions about their family’s future.
The goal of collaborative divorce is to guide you and your spouse through the division of assets/debts, parenting plan for children, and any future financial arrangements that must be made. The setting is safe and structured, and transparency and integrity are key components to a smooth and peaceful divorce process.
If you and your spouse are tired of fighting and are focused on the best possible solutions for you and your children, and are able to work together to make the decisions important for your family, collaborative divorce might be the best option for you.
Finding a divorce solution that is peaceful seems like a unicorn situation, however, in my 30 years of practicing family law, I have seen the good that comes from families working together through collaborative divorce. During the most difficult time in their lives, couples were able to preserve their futures and come out on the other side, better for it.
Through this peaceful alternative dispute resolution process, parties are able to continue in strong co-parenting relationships with peaceful problem-solving and communication skills at the ready, in order to continue making great decisions for themselves and their family. You are given the confidence you need to co-parent and making lasting decisions for your family. After all, you know your family better than anyone else, and having the confidence to make these decisions through the guidance of an experienced team, is key.
If you are in Overland Park, KS and believe collaborative divorce might be the best option for you, contact me, Elizabeth Hill, today to schedule a consultation, or feel free to call me at (913) 381-1500 with any questions you have regarding the collaborative divorce model, your peaceful divorce alternative.