WHAT EXACTLY IS A “COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE PROFESSIONAL”?

Good question.
Over the past few years, over countless hours, Texas proudly becomes the first state to develop a methodology for recognizing collaborative professionals who have attained the highest standards of collaborative practice.  The focus of the work has been to offer the public a peer-recognized means for evaluating the skill set of collaborative professionals to [...]

SPICE UP, ENTHUSE, and REIGNITE your COLLABORATIVE LAW PRACTICE GROUP

Practice groups in collaborative law are designed to help facilitate the collaborative law process by engaging divorce attorneys along with financial and mental health professionals. This team approach mimics collaborative law at its best. What can collaborative attorneys involved in practice groups do to keep the spark goin

DIVORCE OPTIONS, ATTORNEY OBLIGATIONS, AND THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

When a couple decides to divorce, exactly what are their options? Family law attorney and Collaborative Divorce Dallas member Doug Harrison gives us his take.

WHY INTEREST-BASED NEGOTIATIONS ARE A CORNERSTONE TO COLLABORATION

What are “interest-based negotiations,” and how can they help divorcing couples in the collaborative divorce process?

THE GOOD LAWYER, THE JUNKYARD DOG, AND WHY COLLABORATIVE MAY JUST BE YOUR ANSWER

When spouses are divorcing, the best course of action they can take from the very beginning–a decision that can shield their family from potential unnecessary destruction–is to hire the right divorce attorney. No matter how hurt, angry, or miserable a client might be, resisting the urge to “stick it to their ex” by hiring a “junkyard dog” attorney can save not only countless dollars but future relationships. Secondly, if divorcing spouses can choose collaborative law instead of litigation, they stand to avoid a contentious battle and set themselves up for better communication once the papers are signed.

THE COLLABORATIVE ATTORNEY’S CLIENT GUIDE TO SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS

Follow these five tips to avoid the common pitfalls that divorcing (or divorced) couples find themselves in the middle of during the holiday season.

The Gift of Collaboration

Whether a couple is in the throes of divorce proceedings or contemplating marriage dissolution, holiday months arrive as a potent reminder. Holidays can become occasion for some to look closer: at what they have, what they do not have, and what they stand to lose. If divorce is complicated—and that is usually an understatement—divorce that involves kids can be overwrought with emotional landmines. Luckily, collaboration is possible and available. Cases can be settled without litigation, collaboratively; a healthier base from which to move forward, even in the midst of holiday mayhem.

Certification Key to Collaborative Success

Collaborative Divorce Texas—formerly the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas–now offers credential for collaborative attorneys to showcase training, experience, and expertise

Just because it’s a Gay Divorce doesn’t mean it’s a happy one.

Whether dissolving a marriage or untangling a long-term relationship, Collaborative Divorce Dallas can help couples, gay or straight, achieve a healthier outcome. Talk to us, and we’ll help you talk to each other.

COLLABORATIVE PROCESS FOR BUSINESS, TOO

Collaboration is gaining ground in legal areas aside from family law, and that’s heartening for all who seek a healthier, more successful method of dispute resolution.
In the Sept-Oct issue of Dallas CEO Magazine, respected Dallas attorney John G. Browning writes about the benefits of Collaboration, offering an insightful and lucid discussion of the process.
Noting that [...]