Advantages

Advantages of Collaborative Practice.

Collaborative Practice offers many advantages:

  1. You keep control of the process, without going to court.
  2. Children's needs are given priority.
  3. You and your spouse commit to reaching agreement through a problem-solving approach.
  4. An atmosphere of respect minimizes conflict.
  5. Open communication allows both of you to express your needs for moving forward and gives you new tools for effective problem-solving in the future.
  6. There is full disclosure of facts and information.
  7. Face-to-face meetings in the presence of lawyers make negotiations direct and efficient and allow for mutually created resolutions.
  8. The Collaborative process helps both of you plan for your own future and that of your children, and begin new lives.