Collaborative Divorce Attorney in New York City

Work Together To Reach a Mutually Beneficial Agreement

The most recent trend in divorce law is the emergence of the "collaborative divorce." The collaborative divorce brings together numerous parties, including:

  • each spouse
  • their divorce lawyers (if they wish to have their lawyer involved)
  • accountant
  • financial advisors
  • any other individuals which the parties wish to involve
  • a collaborative divorce facilitator

By involving these various people, the goal is to work in cooperation with each other and work out a negotiated settlement agreement on all issues involved in the divorce. The attorneys agree to forego any future right to represent their clients in a court involved divorce, thereby creating an incentive to work on the issues with the true intention of reaching an agreement.

The Issues Covered in a Collaborative Divorce

To avoid the cost, time, and court involvement, these

Ring with reflection of divorce on the metal on top of divorce papersare some of the issues that will be worked out during a collaborative divorce:

At the New York City divorce law firm of H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C., we have been actively encouraging couples to seek an alternative to the traditional court driven process of divorce. We have found that the collaborative divorce process has led to more successful outcomes which require a minimum of later revising the agreements once they have been reached.

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Of course, everything including where the parties meet to discuss their case is agreed upon by all parties, and the atmosphere of cooperation and trust naturally grows as the negotiations progress. If you believe that you and your spouse could benefit from such an arrangement, and wish to discuss the possibilities of utilizing the collaborative divorce process with one of our family law attorneys, please contact our New York City divorce lawyers and make an appointment to find out more. We will be happy to meet with you at your convenience and share our experience with you about how the collaborative divorce process has helped other couples.