Advantages of Collaborative Practice

The Collaborative Practice process offers many distinct advantages:
  • You keep control of the process yourself, without having to go to court
  • Children’s needs are given priority
  • You and your partner commit to reaching agreement through a problem-solving approach
  • An atmosphere of respect preserves your self-esteem
  • Open communication allows both of you to express your needs for moving forward and gives you new tools for effective problem-solving in the future
  • There is full disclosure of the facts and information
  • Face-to-face meetings in the presence of lawyers make negotiations direct and efficient and allow for mutually created resolutions
  • The Collaborative Practice process helps both of you plan for your own future and that of your children, and to begin new lives.