COLLABORATIVE LAW

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In a court system that’s adversarial and prone to creating conflict, Collaborative Law is a breath of fresh air, helping couples go their separate ways better equipped, with less damage and an earlier start to healing from the pain of divorce. Early studies show that children whose parents chose a collaborative divorce had less trauma, less externalizing negative behavior and better relationships with both parents.

So, What Is Collaborative Law?

Simply put, in a “normal” divorce, spouses choose an attorney and they battle things out in court. In Collaborative Law, spouses each choose their “collaborative” attorney and they all work together to create the best solution for everyone. Sometimes other team members are brought in, such as financial planners or CPAs, therapists, parenting evaluators, realtors, and so on.

All information is shared with everyone and parties meet multiple times to work everything out. If the couple abandons the process at any point and decides to litigate, both attorneys are barred from representing you.

Our managing attorney, Glenn Slate, was one of the early adopters of Collaborative Law. Glenn highly recommends this solution when children are involved. Call us today and let’s talk about whether this is a good solution for you!

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"Glenn has shown that he is looking after the best interest of his clients. I needed an emergency restraining order and a new parenting plan for my daughter and so far, Glenn has gotten me where I needed to be to protect my little girl. I would highly recommend Glenn...if you are looking for an attorney for family court like I needed. Thank you for everything!"
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