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Understanding the requirements for collaborative law negotiations

Texans who are having marital difficulties, but are not interested nor willing to engage in a protracted conflict, might want to consider a collaborative process to iron out their differences and move forward. There are many reasons why a couple would want to take this course. There might be children as part of the marriage, so the parents may want to work together for the good of their offspring. It could be that the marriage is ending without rancor and they simply need assistance to settle it. Or they are trying to peacefully resolve disputes they have.

Helping you navigate the collaborative divorce process

The end of a marriage is a tough reality to take in. Whether it is for the best or is something you do not agree with, Texas couples going through a divorce often face many challenges and difficulties during this often lengthy and complex process. For many, going the traditional litigation route seems appropriate and the method most commonly used; however, divorcing couples should note that there are divorce alternatives that could better meet the needs of the couple, helping them reach a timely and amicable divorce settlement.

Tips for having a successful divorce mediation

Houston couples that are going through a divorce know how stressful and emotional time this can be. Many couples go through mediation instead of a traditional litigation to finalize their divorce. There are some tips to help divorce mediation and collaborative law go well.

Can a parent relocate after a Texas divorce?

When a Texas couple gets divorced, there are many different things that need to be worked out. These include dividing property, spousal support and child support. After a divorce, many times one of the spouses wants to move away, especially for a new job. But, child custody arrangements may make it hard for a person to relocate in a collaborate law agreement.

Is a parenting coordinator necessary?

For Houston parents going through a divorce it can be an extremely stressful time. There are many intricacies of a divorce that vary from couple to couple. They can include property division, alimony and children's issues -- including visitation and child support. Children are one of the biggest stumbling blocks for parents who are divorcing and a parenting coordinator may be a good person to add to a divorce team.

What must a collaborative law participation agreement include?

Many Texas families face difficult decisions when it comes to issues such as a divorce. A divorce can be a complicated and emotional matter. But many Texas couples decide to use collaborative law to work through a divorce settlement.

Collaborative law and Texas divorce

Many people in Texas who are considering a divorce may dread the process. Traditional divorce litigation can be time-consuming and expensive, and the adversarial nature of the process can lead to long-lasting feelings of frustration and resentment. The good news is that there are alternatives to the traditional litigation route. A collaborative law divorce works for many families and their unique needs. So what is the process for a collaborative law divorce?

How are visitation plans worked out in collaborative law?

In many Houston divorce situations kids are involved in the relationship. Each divorce is unique and brings its own set of complications. In a relationship where kids are involved, a collaborative law divorce can take into account visitation plans, child custody, and other related items.

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Attorney Christine K. Lincoln

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