Collaborative divorce is a process where both parties commit to working with a jointly chosen team of professionals to settle their case out of court.
A collaborative law divorce is different than mediation in that the collaborative process, the dispute is resolved without litigation pending, such as a complaint for divorce. The way to think of a collaborative divorce is as a team effort. The parties and their counsel meet and discuss the case. When an expert is needed, […]
I think most couples are ideal for both mediation and collaborative law. The difference is when you’re in mediation a complaint’s been filed and you are in litigation. You have the deadlines of the court hanging over you. In the collaborative law process you can work within your own pace and therefore you don’t have […]
Sometimes collaborative divorce gets used as a general nickname for divorcing parties coming together to settle out of court, but it’s actually a very specific method of our alternative dispute resolution. Collaborative divorce helps couples move through conflicts in a constructive and problem-solving approach. Attorneys specially trained in collaborative divorce guide clients in amicably negotiating […]
Litigation utilizes the New Jersey courts to resolve the issues of a divorce or family law proceeding. Mediation, arbitration, and collaborative divorce are all different types of alternative dispute resolution processes. In mediation, a trained, impartial, and neutral person called a “mediator” is retained by the parties. The mediator does not represent either party but […]