Collaborative Family Law Institute

Serving The Greater Miami Area

Menu

BREAKING THE
CYCLE OF CONFLICT

Find a Professional

Professional Bios

Learn more about our independent professionals

How It Works

Find out how the Collaborative Process works


Helping Families Transition

What is a Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative Divorce is a voluntary process in which couples, with the assistance of Collaboratively- trained professionals, work toward reaching a settlement on fair and equitable terms without the financial and emotional cost that often accompanies litigation. Through the Collaborative Divorce process, the parties chose to resolve the issues in their dissolution in a mutually beneficial way, outside of the court system. In a Collaborative Divorce, the parties are empowered to make their own decisions and customize the terms of an agreement based upon their particular needs and interests.

Each spouse has a Collaboratively -trained attorney and often other professionals such as mental health and financial experts who all work together as a team to facilitate the couple reaching agreement.

By choosing Collaborative Divorce, instead of a potentially more costly, contentious and less private court-based approach, the couple maintains control over the divorce process and its outcomes, with the help of trained professionals, who will help guide you toward solutions tailored to your family’s unique situation.  The needs of the children and each individual spouse are kept paramount, enhancing the prospect for healthy outcomes for all family members.

How to Get Started

You are thinking about or have made the decision to get divorced. The question now is how you will become divorced? If you think that Collaborative Divorce might be the right process for you, follow these steps.

  • Use the Search Function on this site to find a Collaborative professional.
  • Schedule an initial interview with the Collaborative professional you select.
  • Discuss Collaborative Divorce with your spouse.

Why a Collaborative Divorce?

Children

Collaborative Divorce is for parents who want to protect their children from the collateral damage that may result in divorce....

read more

Privacy

The value of privacy can hardly be overstated for many couples....

read more

Preserve Assets

Collaborative Divorce helps participants reach a settlement in a cost-effective manner...

read more

Move Forward

Collaborative Divorce has no winners and losers....

read more