Collaborative Divorce In Overland Park v. Mediation
October 13, 2021
There are differences between collaborative divorce in Overland Park v. mediation that you should be aware of if you don’t want to go through a traditional divorce. A traditional divorce is often adversarial, overwhelming, intimidating and confusing. If you are facing considering a divorce, there are other options available to you.
Collaborative divorce is often the best solution with spouses can work together in a team setting to create the best solutions for their family’s needs. In collaborative divorce, the parties, with the support of two 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.
Collaborative divorce in Overland Park is unique in its cooperative style, and a non-adversarial approach. This means that you and your collaborative attorneys will sign an agreement to work together to reach the best possible solutions for your family instead of fighting. The collaborative setting is safe and structured. Transparency and integrity are key components to the process, and professionalism by all team members is paramount to success.
Mediation is a relationship-oriented, flexible, and confidential divorce option. It allows you and your spouse to participate in the divorce process, determine the pace and frequency of mediation sessions and outcome. Mediation allows from creative family solutions and provides certainty and finality while meeting the particular needs of your family.
If you are looking for a divorce option that does not include a court battle yet has more control over the negotiation process, and gives you and your spouse the time and space to create unique solutions for your family, mediation might be the best option for you. This process is voluntary and confidential, so you can be at ease knowing your privacy is still intact.
As an attorney working in collaborative divorce in Overland Park and in mediation, I can tell you that both divorce methods work well. There is nothing easy about going through a divorce for either you, your spouse, or your children. However, both collaborative divorce in Overland Park and mediation can be less overwhelming and less expensive than a traditional divorce.
For nearly 30 years I have served families in Overland Park, KS and the Johnson County area focusing exclusively on family law, and how best to serve my clients during one of the most difficult times in their lives. Compassion is critical during the divorce process and I am here to offer support, legal information and guidance as you transition and restructure your family.
If you believe collaborative divorce in Overland Park or mediation can be beneficial to your family, please contact me, Elizabeth Hill, today to schedule a consultation, or feel free to call at (913) 381-1500 with any questions you have regarding collaborative divorce in Overland Park. A consultation will be scheduled with me to allow sufficient time to explore your divorce options and discuss the pros and cons of each option.