When you and your spouse agree that it is time to start your marital separation, emotions can run high.
And with these feelings, it is tough to see the future with your ex moving forward, which has to have room for co-parenting and reshaping your family unit.
But, it is possible, especially when you utilize the collaborative divorce process.
The Collaborative Divorce Process looks at the whole picture of the impact a divorce will have for all involved, including the children, at each step – beginning, middle, end and future.
This method of divorce brings together a well-rounded group of professionals who work together as a team to find a respectful and peaceful divorce agreement that helps your family move forward after your divorce has been finalized.
In our newest video series, 14 Rules for Fair Fighting, we discuss many different communication skills that you and your family can work thru during and after your divorce, here are some of them:
- To have a productive argument, you can’t jump to conclusions
- Don’t interrupt; listen actively
- Leave judgment at the door
- Don’t exaggerate, share honest facts and feelings
- Quiet your insecurities, and listen
- Deal with concerns as they arise
- Stay open to the conversation
Never forget that you and your co-parent are ultimately a team. If you’re going through a divorce and have children, you’re still going to be a family.
Divorce is not the end of the family. It’s simply a restructuring of your family.
Family Divorce Solutions is a group of well respected, experienced and trained attorneys, mental health professionals, financial professionals, certified public accountants and child specialists who work as a team to reach a complete and satisfactory resolution for everyone involved.
Contact us today to help you learn how the Collaborative divorce process can help preserve your family unit, not destroy it.
Join us every Friday at 12:15 – 1:15 for Divorce Options Workshop. Learning about divorce and the different process options available you can maximize your ability to make good decisions during the difficult and challenging time during and after divorce. Divorce Options is a workshop designed to help couples take the next step, no matter where they are in the process. It identifies strategies to help you stay out of court, and helps you identify the social, emotional, legal, and financial issues that are most important for you. There is no solicitation of business.
Note: This information is general in nature and should not be construed as legal/financial/tax/or medical advice. You should work with your attorney, financial, medical or tax professional to determine what will work best for your situation.