Collaborative Practice

Resolving disputes through communication, not court.

The Collaborative Practice Process

Collaborative Practice is a way of honestly and cooperatively resolving disputes without going to court. It is a way of finding the best resolution for everyone while preserving family relationships as much as possible. This is especially important when children are involved, and their needs are priority. Because it’s  non-adversarial approach, Collaborative Practice can only be used if both parties agree to it.

In Collaborative Practice, both you and the other party each have the support and guidance of lawyers to find a mutually acceptable solution. You may also have the support of coaches, family therapists, mental health professionals and other specialist  services working together with you as part of your team.

Advantages of Collaborative Practice

Is the Collaborative Law Process Right for You?

There are many advantages to working cooperatively with the other party to find a mutually acceptable solution. However, the process won’t work for everyone.

It works best both parties want to maintain some degree of relationship into the future, especially for the sake of their children.

You must both be willing to work honestly and cooperatively for a mutually acceptable solution.

Some of the benefits of a collaborative law process include;