Contested Divorce Makes Resolution Difficult

Contested Divorce is often adversarial, which is why you may want to explore collaborative divorce as an option.

Contested Divorce is often adversarial, which is why you may want to explore collaborative divorce as an option. The traditional divorce process, also known as litigation divorce, is often mired with fear, hurt feelings, and anger that make an agreeable resolution difficult, if not impossible.   Both parties communicate almost exclusively through attorneys and bargain from specific…

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Collaborative Divorce: What Is It?

Collaborative divorce is an alternative process that removes the element of litigation and settles cases respectfully, transparently, and privately.

Collaborative divorce is an alternative process that removes the element of litigation and settles cases respectfully, transparently, and privately. Unlike a contested divorce, the Collaborative Practice dispute-resolution process is based on a pledge in which you, your spouse, and your attorneys contractually agree to negotiate a mutually acceptable settlement without having courts decide issues.   …

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Divorce Mediation: What You Should Know

The divorce mediation approach can be used either as the only conflict resolution approach or in conjunction with the collaborative process to resolve specific issues on which divorcing parties may have reached an impasse. 

In divorce mediation, a neutral third party assists you and your spouse in reaching agreements about your divorce. It has several advantages over litigation, including less stress, lower cost, more flexibility, and better outcomes for families. Here is a list of things you should know before you decide to utilize mediation in your divorce.  …

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How To Get A Divorce That Is Mutually Beneficial

Together, the Collaborative Practice team assists you and your spouse in solving how to get a divorce and reach a settlement agreement. 

When you are deciding how to get a divorce, it may feel as though you are limited to options that are adversarial and extremely costly and traumatic for your family. It doesn’t have to be that way. You have options.   Collaborative Practice Kansas City, LLC is a greater Kansas City community of independent legal,…

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Collaborative Law Attorneys Are Trained In Principles Of Collaboration

With additional training in Collaborative Law, its methodologies, and application techniques, our professionals are Educators, Coaches, Advisors, and, most importantly, your committed professional teammates through the divorce process.

Collaborative Law is a form of law practice conducted by attorneys trained in principles of collaboration. The attorneys make a commitment with their limited-scope clients to problem-solve and negotiate in good faith toward a mutually agreeable solution.    Collaborative attorneys work with clients under the spouses’ joint collaborative participation agreement framework with the understanding that…

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Collaborative Divorce Is Less Stressful

Collaborative divorce is designed to provide maximum support and resources for you and your family in reaching a mutually acceptable resolution of all the issues associated with a divorce and the resulting life changes.

Collaborative divorce is designed to provide maximum support and resources for you and your family in reaching a mutually acceptable resolution of all the issues associated with a divorce and the resulting life changes. Built upon respect and open discussion, the collaborative process is designed to make sure the needs of both spouses, and your…

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The Collaborative Process Flow

The collaborative process removes the element of litigation and allows divorcing couples to settle their cases respectfully, transparently, and privately.

The collaborative process removes the element of litigation and allows divorcing couples to settle their cases respectfully, transparently, and privately. Unlike a contested divorce, the Collaborative Practice dispute-resolution process is based on a pledge in which you, your spouse, and your attorneys contractually agree to negotiate a mutually acceptable settlement without having the court make…

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Divorce Mediation Is A Good Option For Families

In divorce mediation, the goal is to allow the divorcing couple to reach agreements that meet their needs as well as the needs of their children without the financial and emotional cost of a court battle.

In divorce mediation, the goal is to allow the divorcing couple to reach agreements that meet their needs as well as the needs of their children without the financial and emotional cost of a court battle.  A neutral third party assists you and your spouse in reaching agreements about your divorce. The mediator does not…

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How To Get A Divorce In Kansas City: Focus On Collaborative Divorce

When you are deciding how to get a divorce in Kansas City, we are here to help.

How to get a divorce in Kansas City may feel like an overwhelming prospect. It can seem as though the only options are adversarial and costly, both financially and in terms of time and energy. It doesn’t have to be that way, though.  Collaborative Practice Kansas City, LLC is a greater Kansas City community of…

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Know Your Divorce Process Options Before You Act

Understanding your divorce process options is a crucial first step when you are considering divorce.

Understanding your divorce process options is a crucial first step when you are considering divorce. Divorce can be an overwhelming experience, but knowing your options can help prepare you. Collaborative Practice Kansas City, with independent professionals serving the entire Kansas City metro area, is here to help.  Divorce process options include contested or litigation divorce,…

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