Collaborative Divorce is a new option for separated or divorcing couples to resolve disputes respectfully and equitably without going to court. The effects of divorce on children and the quality of life after divorce are especially relevant in Collaborative Divorce.
This is a solution-oriented approach for clients who are determined to prevent permanent damage to relationships — even difficult relationships. Characterized by dignity and fairness, Collaborative Divorce is especially useful in divorce, child custody, estate matters, and civil disputes.
The Collaborative Divorce process is not appropriate in all cases. The separated couple must be willing to meet face to face and be dedicated to working toward a fair settlement in good faith.
For more information, please click here to view an e-brochure or click here to watch a short video. For articles on the Collaborative Divorce process and how it works, please click here.
If you would like to learn more about the structure and method of the process locally, please click here to read the Association of Collaborative Family Professionals (Edmonton)’s Participation Agreement.
You may also refer to the Edmonton website, the Alberta website, or the international website, or contact either Michael C. Good or Wendy M. Phillips-Berard at our office.
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What Are the Benefits of Collaborative Divorce?
How Is Collaborative Divorce Different from Other Methods?
What Training and Qualifications Do Collaborative Divorce Professionals Have?