Collaborative Law is a solution-oriented alternative to traditional divorce. Instead of focusing on assessing blame for problems, the parties and the professionals focus on finding solutions to problems that best fit the competing and shared needs and interests of the parties and their children.
The collaborative law approach allows couples to end marriages with civility and respect, making decisions together to help create the best post-divorce life possible for all family members. If you agree with the following statements, collaborative law provides you with a better, smarter alternative to a traditional courtroom divorce:
Learn more about Collaborative Divorce from two couples who have experienced it.
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"I am wholly supportive of Collaborative Practice ...it is textbook interest-based negotiation, a great illustration of what we try to teach our students here at Harvard.
"Too often people think of collaborative approaches as being soft and
concession-oriented, but in fact the research (experimental, theoretical,
case study) shows that collaborative approaches are better at "getting the
most marbles" than the traditional adversarial approaches."
Joseph Flom Professor of Law and Business, Harvard Law School.
Douglas Weaver Professor of Business Law, Harvard Business School