Edmonton collaborative lawyers with their clients, who opted for an uncontested divorce achieved without going to court.

Under the Collaborative process, each party retains his or her own collaboratively trained lawyer, and you and your respective lawyers all meet together face-to-face to create a fair agreement. Both of you will have your lawyer by your side throughout the process so you will have his or her support and legal advice along the way. Collaboratively trained Family Professionals and Financial Professionals will also be brought in to help resolve any issues and provide support. The Collaborative process preserves your privacy and your dignity while giving you the best possible chance at resolving your disputes respectfully.

See below to learn more about the benefits of Collaborative Practice.

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Your team — Collaborative Professionals

Use the expertise of collaboratively trained professionals to focus on solving any legal, financial or emotional concerns to reach a fair resolution for you and your family.

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Move forward sooner

In conventional divorces, the court and lawyers determine when progress occurs. In the collaborative process you, your partner and your team control the pace.

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A tailor-made solution

The collaborative process enables the creation of a customized agreement that focuses on your special interests and your family’s well-being.

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Participants = decision makers

With the guidance of your collaborative divorce specialist, you and your partner reach your own agreements which are often more creative than what a court could order.

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Civilized interaction

An honest exchange of information and decisions are made in an environment of mutual respect and cooperation.

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Privacy = dignity

The financial and personal details of your family breakdown are not accessible to the public in court files.

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