Like mediation and arbitration, collaborative law gives you an alternative to court action when a relationship breaks down.
Under the collaborative law process, you each appoint your own lawyers, specially trained in collaborative law. You then all meet to work through and resolve the issues together. It means you can talk about things face to face, with your lawyers there to support and advise you at every stage. Before the talks start, you and your lawyers all sign an agreement that prevents your lawyers from representing you if you do end up starting court proceedings.
We have lawyers within our Family Law team who are trained in collaborative law by Resolution; we are also members of several local groups, or ‘pods’ of collaborative lawyers, so we can get things moving quickly for you.
To find out more about collaborative law, please contact our Family Law team.
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