By Ty Supancic, Esq. Our Primary Goal The Law Collaborative’s primary goal is to become masters and innovators in the techniques and practices of Consensual Dispute Resolution (CDR). We purposefully use the term Consensual Dispute Resolution instead of the more prevalent Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) because the term “alternative” could be construed as pejorative: the… [Read More]
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In Collaborative Divorce, the attorney’s job is not to undermine opposing counsel, their clients, or their positions. Rather, the lawyer tries to empower his or her own client and foster an environment where everyone including the other spouse can express themselves and reach a settlement in a healthy way.
Engaging Bias in Collaborative Divorce Focus of Presentation North Hollywood, California Bias is a normal and natural part of being human. It can be a shortcut for understanding the world and acts as a warning system allowing us to quickly assess good from bad, and safe from dangerous. It is our mind’s way of creating… [Read More]
Family Divorce Solutions Experts Discuss Informed Consent and Decision Making in the Collaborative Divorce Process Sherman Oaks, California – When clients choose the Collaborative Practice method for their divorce, it has traditionally been governed by specific rules about informed consent to inform the clients making decisions regarding their divorce process options. Professionals currently rely on… [Read More]
The Civil Collaborative Process presents an excellent option for many types of civil disputes, allowing families to settle difficult issues and help create a path forward to provide a healthier family system, without going to court, with the same benefits as Collaborative Divorce: a resolution with less stress and often, depending upon the case, lower costs than litigation.