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:

In Collaborative Practice:

  1. The clients sign a Participation Agreement describing the nature and scope of
    the matter;
  2. The clients voluntarily disclose all information which is relevant and material to the matters to be resolved;
  3. The clients agree to use good faith efforts in their negotiations to reach a mutually acceptable resolution;
  4. Each client must be represented by a Collaborative Lawyer whose representation terminates upon the undertaking of any Proceeding (namely litigation);
  5. The clients may engage mental health and financial professionals whose engagement terminates upon the undertaking of any Proceeding; and
  6. The clients may jointly engage other experts as needed.

Collaborative Divorce is an alternative to traditional divorce litigation which is often costly, adversarial, prolonged and divisive. Key elements of the collaborative process are:

  1. A commitment on the part of you, your spouse, and your attorneys to reach a resolution without litigation
  2. The ability to reach a resolution which protects your and each member of your family’s best interests
  3. A team approach involving trained professions engaging in a process that ensures a level playing field for every one and is truly customized to meet the needs of your family not a cookie cutter process
  4. A process based on the idea that at all times, all involved will be respectful of one another, and forthcoming with the information necessary to move the process forward
  5. The end result is a legally binding agreement that was customized to meet the needs of your family.

What is Collaborative Divorce?

  • Collaborative Divorce is an alternative to traditional divorce litigation which is often costly, adversarial, prolonged and divisive. Key elements of the collaborative process are:

1.A commitment on the part of you, your spouse, and your attorneys to reach a resolution without litigation

2.The ability to reach a resolution which protects your and each member of your family's best interests

3.A team approach involving trained professions engaging in a process that ensures a level playing field for every one and is truly customized to meet the needs of your family not a cookie cutter process

4.A process based on the idea that at all times, all involved will be respectful of one another, and forthcoming with the information necessary to move the process forward

5.The end result is a legally binding agreement that was customized to meet the needs of your family.