It is really an axiom of collaborative divorce to have two lawyers working together on a case. By definition, it would not be a collaborative law case if only one lawyer were involved and the other party were representing himself or herself. The stipulation that is signed to allow the case to proceed collaboratively requires counsel on both sides.
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.
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