Collaborative Divorce Law In Cornelius, Huntersville & Charlotte, NC
Collaborative Practice is a voluntary dispute resolution process in which clients resolve disputes without resort to any process (namely court) in which a third party makes a decision that legally binds a client.
In Collaborative Practice:
The clients sign a Participation Agreement describing the nature and scope of the matter;
The clients voluntarily disclose all information which is relevant and material to the matters to be resolved;
The clients agree to use good faith efforts in their negotiations to reach a mutually acceptable resolution;
Each client must be represented by a Collaborative Lawyer whose representation terminates upon the undertaking of any Proceeding (namely litigation);
The clients may engage mental health and financial professionals whose engagement terminates upon the undertaking of any Proceeding; and
The clients may jointly engage other experts as needed.