Category: Collaborative Divorce

In Collaborative Divorce the parties work with attorneys and other trained professionals to reach an agreement without going to court, except to obtain the final approval by a judge. Collaborative Divorce is a confidential process that facilitates open communication and a problem solving approach to reaching an agreement. Each party has his or her own collaboratively trained attorney advocate to advise and guide them through the process.

I have written a number of  blog articles related to Collaborative Divorce to help you understand what collaborative Divorce is and how it works. If you think collaborative divorce might be the right divorce option for you, please contact me so we can have a discussion.

How to Choose a Collaborative Practitioner

When a couple first starts down the path to divorce, the decisions that need to be made can be overwhelming. At the very beginning, they …

How to Prepare for a Discussion about Child Support

All divorcees who have children must address the important topic of child support at some point. Like most states, Massachusetts has child support guidelines in …

Helping Your Kids Survive Divorce

Most of the time, once a couple decides to get a divorce, the children are not surprised to find out. It is very likely that …

Who Do You Want to Be Your Divorce Advocate?

In my line of work, Mediation and Collaborative Practice fall under the umbrella of what has been coined alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Other methods of …