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Headaches: Who Needs Them?

We’ve all heard horror stories about how unfair divorce settlements can seem. Impartial decisions have far reaching ramifications for children, income, and property. The process is often long and arduous, and both parties can experience a lot of stress. When the former “couple” eventually reach a settlement, a lot of time and money have been spent and much emotional damage caused.

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Five Reasons Why Collaborative Law May Be Right for You

Collaborative law is a new way to resolve disputes without litigation in court. It provides a framework and process for two clients and their attorneys to work together to attain a comprehensive settlement that is mutually acceptable. By treating the process as a way to identify the problems and come up with workable solutions, collaborative law allows for disputed matters to be kept out of the courtroom...

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How Children May Benefit From Collaborative Law

When children are involved in a divorce, decisions become more complicated and charged with emotion. Most parents fear the impact that divorce will have on their children. If both parties in the dispute are able to participate in an honest and open forum, collaborative law may be a good alternative to a traditional divorce. Collaborative law can also lessen the negative effects that children experience during this difficult time.

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T Boone Pickens Chooses Collaborative Divorce Process

T Boone Pickens is just the latest person to endorse the collaborative law process. In March of 2013, Pickens told the lawyers at a conference put on by the State Bar of Texas and the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas that the collaborative law process saved him both money -- in the neighborhood of "several million" -- and emotional wear and tear on his family.

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The Gray Divorce: How Our Parents Are Handling Divorce

There is a growing phenomenon among older married couples. After their children leave the nest, couples find they have nothing more in common. Without the busy responsibility of raising children, they decide to divorce. However, these couples are more prone to seek alternative methods of settlement rather than a lengthy legal battle.

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Won’t it Seem Awkward in the Beginning?

Getting to Know Collaborative Law
As more couples seek to find a respectful way through the divorce process, collaborative law is becoming a practical solution. Depending on your situation, and once you learn more about the process, collaborative law might be something to consider. Here’s what you can expect from the collaborative law process.

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