Tag Archives: collaborative divorce

How Does Collaborative Divorce Differ from Regular Divorce?

Collaborative divorce is a type of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that does not require the couple to appear before a judge. Instead, the spouses will work with professionals such as attorneys, therapists and financial experts to settle the various aspects of their divorce. Below is a quick overview of some of the ways the collaborative… Read More »

The Success and Failure of Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods

Since I first talked about alternative dispute resolution (ADR), more and more couples have chosen to resolve their differences and dissolve their marriages through mediation and the collaborative divorce process. Our firm provides mediation services to couples and helps those clients achieve outstanding results. Is ADR the best route to divorce? The answer is yes… Read More »

Is ADR Right For You?

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is becoming mainstream — especially in dealing with divorce. We talked earlier about alternatives like mediation and collaborative law. You may know a couple that got through their divorce pretty well using a mediator. But how do you know ADR is right for you? The level of conflict a couple brings… Read More »

What Are the Alternatives to Traditional Divorce?

Are you and your spouse having problems? Are you considering divorce? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you may be surprised to learn that there are alternatives to traditional and often contentious divorce. For many couples who wish to separate, uncontested divorce is the answer. Yet for others, the following alternatives are… Read More »

How an Attorney Can Help During Divorce Mediation

Divorce litigation can be lengthy and expensive. Court and attorney fees are high and waiting for a hearing can take months. Additionally, court-ordered divorce settlements often end up being all-or-nothing arrangements that skew in favor of one party or the other. For divorcing couples who are still able and willing to work together, litigation alternatives… Read More »

Is Mediation the Best Route for You?

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is a cost- and time-effective divorce option that enables couples to avoid contentious litigation. Two types of ADR used in family law in New York are mediation and the collaborative divorce[H1] process. Mediation employs the use of a trained, neutral third party, such as an attorney or other trained specialist, to… Read More »