Robert G. Harvey – This blog is artfully written. It captures the essence of Collaborative Practice and encourages you to think about why you choose the path that you do in a divorce. It reminds you that you have choices when you divorce, and those choices will impact on your future in a significant way. Take a moment to read a blog or two.
NBC’s Today Show interviews a former couple who used the Collaborative Law Process as well as their Collaborative lawyers. The lawyers explain how the process works. The former couple explains how they felt about using the Process and the personal impact on them.
October 28, 2011 – Susan Gregory Thomas writes about her choice in how to divorce, the Collaborative Divorce. She recommends that everyone at least do their due diligence before they embark on any choice in divorce. In doing her due diligence, she read as many articles about the impact of divorce on children, and wanted to do everything she could to avoid a negative impact.
October 6, 2011 – Tralee Pearce reminds parents that there is a requirement for parents to co-exist after the dust settles from the divorce negotiations. If you have a nasty divorce, you will likely have a nasty co-parenting relationship for at least a few years to come. She talks about the benefits of co-parenting.
March 25, 2011 – Erin Anderssen starts the article with “Love is grand… Divorce is 100 grand…” Doesn’t that say it all? Actually, that’s not necessarily the case these days with options other than a messy, nasty divorce. The writer summarizes the evolution of divorce law in Canada, and recounts that there are better options nowadays for resolving disputes in a time of divorce.
Dec 13, 2010 – Curtis Harrison writes this article about the Collaborative Law Process being “the 21-Century’s cutting-edge alternative method of resolving” family law disputes without going to court.
Aug 28, 2010 – Mary Pilon talks about how to ease the financial burden of separation and divorce. It’s tough enough to go from one household to two – just by being informed about your choice in “how” to divorce, you may be able to save many of your precious resources.
July 26, 2010 – Karina Bland interviews some former couples who used alternatives to the court system in their divorce – some used mediation, some used the Collaborative Process, and others just used the DIY way. She also outlines some reasons to choose alternatives – amongst them, setting a positive tone for your children.