Is the Collaborative Divorce Process Best for You?

Is the Collaborative Divorce Process Best for You?

Is the Collaborative Divorce Process Best for You? by Karen Covy When you’re facing divorce, you’ve got a lot on your mind. You’re worried about money, your kids and your home. Your entire life is up for grabs. Plus your emotions are all over the board – you can go from anger to tears to…

Collaborative Process and the Obligations of Lawyers As “Public Citizens”
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Collaborative Process and the Obligations of Lawyers As “Public Citizens”

by Sandra Crawford, JD, Mediator and Collaborative Professional For a legal dispute to be called a “Collaborative Process” each party must commit to retaining a counter-part lawyer who agrees to work under a signed Confidential Collaborative Participation Agreement as a “team” with the clients and collateral professionals required my the issues presented by the dispute….

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You?

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You?

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You? A lot of people are talking about collaborative divorce these days. Many people think of collaborative divorce as a “kinder and gentler” way to get a divorce. But, how can you decide if collaborative divorce right for you? Start by asking yourself these questions: 1.Are you looking for a…

The Best Reason to Use Collaborative Divorce in Illinois

The Best Reason to Use Collaborative Divorce in Illinois

The Best Reason to Use Collaborative Divorce in Illinois by Karen Covy People choose to use Collaborative Divorce in Illinois for a lot of reasons. It is more private than going to court. It costs less than going to trial. Collaborative Divorce provides you with more support than traditional litigation. It also preserves your relationship…

Seven Things You Never Knew about Collaborative Divorce in Illinois

Seven Things You Never Knew about Collaborative Divorce in Illinois

Seven Things You Never Knew About Collaborative Divorce in Illinois by Denise Erlich, JD The divorce process can be one of the most stressful events of a family’s life. If you’re considering a Collaborative Divorce, here are seven things to consider when choosing a divorce option: 1. Collaborative Divorce is Effective One of the most…