Statistically, approximately 88% of all cases that start off in collaboration are resolved through collaboration. If you're looking at the 12% that perhaps transition to litigation, that's what happens when the collaborative process reaches an impasse that can't be otherwise resolved. One or both of the attorneys would submit a notice of termination of the collaborative model and then the parties are able to proceed to litigation.
Founding partner of McGaughey & Spirito in Redondo Beach, California, Joe Spirito has been practicing family law since 1982 and is currently serving as secretary of the Los Angeles County Bar’s Family Law Section.Back To Top
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