The Difference between Mediation and Collaborative Divorce
Mediation and Collaborative Divorce are two ways divorcing couples can choose to resolve conflict. Each process offers a way to keep you out of court. They are, however, very different. How do you know which option makes the most sense for you and your family?
IACP and Collaborative Practice Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Collaborative Practice is truly changing the world for the better and that’s one of many reasons why this conflict resolution method and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) were nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
The Financial Impact of Divorce and How Collaborative Can Save Money
There is a way to handle divorce that is known to be healthier, more economically savvy, and less destructive than traditional divorce litigation and more people need to know about it. Out-of-court divorce processes, also known as alternative dispute resolution processes can save divorcing spouses money since they are more cost effective.
Holiday Co-Parenting Tips: Who, What, and When
Navigating holidays in a divorce can be stressful at a time when everyone just wants to relax and enjoy themselves. Holidays often have deep emotional roots and figuring out how to handle them in a divorce can create emotional disagreements. To enjoy holidays as much as possible during and after a divorce, follow these tips about the Who, the What, and the When:
The True Costs of Divorce – It’s Not Just About Money
Divorce is often thought of in terms of its legal and financial costs. And it’s true, divorce can be costly. However, the emotional costs of a contentious divorce can be equally, if not more, devastating. Divorce can also take a toll on one’s self-esteem and sense of self-worth. The end of a marriage can lead to feelings of loneliness, anxiety, depression, and grief. And these feelings are not only experienced by the divorcing spouses. The children and extended family will be affected as well.
Our Top Recommended Podcasts to Get You Through Divorce
NC-CAN member attorneys often recommend podcasts to their clients. These free audio resources are filled with useful information that’s not only relatable but also helpful and inspiring. Some of our member attorneys have hosted or been guests on divorce-related podcasts to share their insight into the Collaborative Law process. We put together a list of some of our favorite podcasts that our member attorneys often share with their clients as they experience separation, divorce, and co-parenting.
Ode to the Collaborative Divorce Process
As a daughter, I have forgiven, processed and mourned the loss of my foundation, my relationship with my father, my family as I knew it, my childhood home, my support system, and everything else that was destroyed during the divorce. I have forgiven my father, but as a daughter, the void in my heart remains.
Co-Parenting After Divorce
Co-parenting after divorce can be a challenge, but it is definitely doable if both parents are willing to put in the effort. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for making co-parenting work for your family. It is important to remember that every family is different, so you will need to find a system that works best for you. These tips should help get you started!