Your children are at the front of your mind during the divorce process, of course. You wonder how you’re going to make it work with your soon-to-be-ex once you’re separated. You have mental images of the weekends and holidays you’ll have to go through without them.
The path leading up to the decision to divorce is a hard one. Once you’ve decided, however, it’s smart to get the ball rolling on how you are going to divorce so that you can expedite the process and keep it as painless as possible.
Collaborative divorce can be best of both worlds.
Much like mediation, it puts emphasis on coming to a settlement without unnecessary and costly court dates. However, unlike mediation, it allows both spouses to hire respective attorneys and lets all four meet (often without any mediator assistance) to handle everything in a non adversarial and amicable way.