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Collaborative Divorce – A Divorce on Your Terms


A Team Based Approach to Resolving Your Divorce Without Litigation

A typical divorce relies on the court system. This approach is often times adversarial. Traditional divorces also cause emotional and financial stress on you and your spouse. A new option exists that allows you to cooperate with your spouse outside the courtroom to settle your case. It is referred to as a collaborative divorce.

 

A collaborative divorce involves four sets of people. You and your spouse are the primary players. You and your spouse also hire lawyers who are trained in the collaborative process. Finally, two neutral professionals are involved: a neutral mental health professional and a neutral financial professional. This collaborative divorce team attends a series of meetings that are out of court and completely confidential. Over the course of several meetings, the team explores issues and discusses solutions.

 

If you and your spouse are able to resolve your case, an agreement will be drafted and signed. The lawyers for you and your spouse will then go to court in an uncontested setting to have an order entered adopting your agreement.

Who is Collaborative Divorce For?

A collaborative divorce is for anyone who wants to decide on their own how their divorce will be resolved. Most times, you and your spouse’s lives will continue to interact. This is especially true if you have kids. The collaborative divorce process allows you to end your marriage focused on the emotional and financial health of your family. The process also provides you with an opportunity to create a long term plan for the continued security of your family. No judge can ever know the complete details of your family like you and your spouse. That’s why the collaborative divorce process is so powerful.

 

Collaborative divorce is especially helpful if you have the following goals in their case:

  • You want to build long term parenting plans for your children that adapt to their growth;
  • You want to avoid the time, stress and expense that comes with litigation;
  • You want to keep your financial and personal information confidential; and
  • You want to decide how your family moves forward after the divorce, not a judge.

Orlando Collaborative Divorce Attorneys Here for You

Christopher M. Sprysenski has been trained in the collaborative divorce process, and is a member of the Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida. Attorney Sprysenski believes that the collaborative divorce process is the future of divorce cases. Our team will work with you during the collaborative divorce process so that you feel comfortable working with your spouse to settle your case. We will also make sure that your rights under Florida law are protected during the process.

 

Would you like to settle your case in a collaborative setting? Contact Christopher M. Sprysenski, P.A. to schedule a consultation with an Orlando collaborative divorce attorney with our firm. Call us today at 407-630-8485. We offer payment plans and accept all major credit cards.