Collaborative Family Law protects divorce finances and property. Could this apply to you and your family?
Divorce is the final straw for many. Hence numerous unhappy couples stick together for fear of the emotional and financial fall out. Because splitting up will just make everything even more difficult – won’t it? And in addition, seeing a lawyer – how can anyone afford that?
The solution to protecting your finances and your children on Divorce may be to instruct a Collaborative Family Lawyer.
Collaborative Family Law Prioritises The Family’s Interests
Everyone involved focusses on ensuring your relationship remains amicable and respectful.
And the process is much quicker and cheaper than Court. Also much less rigid because you can come to an agreement individually tailored to your family’s needs.
Some find Collaborative Family Law even better than mediation. This is because you have your own Collaborative Family Lawyer at your side at every four way meeting.
What Makes The Collaborative Family Law Process So Successful?
An expert always by your side …
Your Collaborative Family Lawyer will advise you at every four way meeting. Most importantly, she will speak for you if you so wish.
You and your partner agree to be open, and not to blame …
Both of you, and your lawyers, start off with a Participation Agreement. You will agree upon:
- Full Disclosure
- Constructive Discussion
- An Absence Of Blame
You commit yourselves to avoiding court…
That’s both you and your partner, and both of your Collaborative Family Lawyers. In fact if the process doesn’t work, you will both have to find new solicitors. This is because they can’t act for you in a Court process as well. So that’s a tremendous incentive to make it work.
You and your partner will not be dwelling on the past …
Your Anchor Statements set out the issues you want to address, and your aspirations for the future. Both of you will look forward rather than dwell on the past.
Collaborative Family Law Protects Divorce Finances And Property
Legal costs are limited …
Detailed agendas control each four way meeting. Legal work in between meetings is limited. Costs are under control.
You won’t have to go to Court …
You won’t have to face the lottery of going to Court. Most importantly, a Court Order won’t be imposed on you.
Phone Joanne Houston on 01962 217640 for a free 20 minute consultation on how Collaborative Family Law protects divorce finances and property.
We offer collaborative law which is especially relevant in providing solutions tailored to your family’s needs. This includes same sex couples and their families.
Visit our website just-family-law.com
The topics covered in this blog post are complex and are provided for general guidance only. Therefore if any of the circumstances mentioned in this blog have application to you, seek expert legal advice.
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