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Collaborative Law Institute of Texas Benefits of Membership

Membership in The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, Inc. (CLI-TX) provides family law
attorneys, mental health professionals and financial professionals with the resources, training andsupport designed to assist them to develop, grow and constantly improve their collaborative practices.

Specific membership benefits include:

Web Promotions
Individuals and practice groups are listed on the CLI-TX website, allowing professionals to market themselves to potential clients throughout the state of Texas. The website also educates the public about the collaborative process and its value in resolving family disputes with dignity and creativity. Each professional listed as a member of CLI-TX has their own web page on which they can display their credentials and communicate their philosophy of practice to potential clients. Visitors to the website can read the Protocols of Practice for lawyers, mental health professionals and financial professionals for a more thorough understanding of the collaborative law process.

Free Practice Forms (you must be logged in as a member)
Over 50 downloadable, ready-to-use forms can be found on the Members Only portion of the
website, including the Collaborative Law Participation Agreement, agendas, checklists, the
Collaborative Law Settlement Agreement, and dozens of client handouts.

Free Tools
For Members Only - downloadable financial tools that quickly help calculate estimated income
taxes, mortgage payments, retirement income, monthly budgeting and much, much more. These financial calculators produce written professional quality reports that can be printed out from the CLI-TX website.

Free Negotiating Tool Kit
Available to CLI-TX members only. The CLI-TX developed Negotiating Tool Kit is designed to help clients and their lawyers work their way through the interest-based negotiating process. The downloadable Tool Kit helps clients formulate and express their goals and concerns and evaluate their options for revolution in an organized and thoughtful way.  The Negotiation Workbook is also available to members at a discounted rate.

Discount on CLI-Trainings
Available to CLI-TX members only.

Presentation in a Box
Use this tool to allow you to easily make presentations to groups or clients that provide a simple explanation of the collaborative law process and its potential advantages for families going through the trnsitions of divorce.

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