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Why Choose Collaborative Divorce in Morris County?

Morris County NJ Collaborative Divorce AttorneysCollaborative divorce, much like other alternative conflict resolution methods such as mediation, is a great choice for many divorcing spouses who wish to work together during the divorce process. Divorce is certainly a stressful time, but it does not need to be a battle. Many spouses are able to resolve even the most complex issues of divorce such as child custodychild supportalimony and spousal supportequitable distribution of marital assets, and much more without relying on court hearings or judges rulings. The collaborative divorce process is meant to empower families and allow them to work together to reach amicable and beneficial divorce settlement agreements in New Jersey.

Today, our collaborative divorce lawyers will be going over the benefits of collaborative divorce and discussing alternative conflict resolution as a whole and when it may be useful to our clients.

Benefits of Collaborative Divorce: Chester Divorce Lawyers

Before reviewing the many benefits of collaborative divorce, our Chester Divorce lawyers believe it is important to state that these solutions are not for every case. Some divorces do require formal litigation when spouses are unable to work together towards a common goal. That being said, you do not need to be best friends with your spouse in order to respectfully work together. Some of the ways in which collaborative divorce can help our clients include:

  • Reduced timeline and therefore reduced costs of divorce
  • Greater flexibility of spouses to come up with terms of their settlement agreement that meets their individual needs
  • The process is less contentious and often times less stressful for spouses and their families alike
  • For parents, choosing collaborative divorce sends the message to children that you are able to work together and avoid unnecessary fighting
  • Other fringe benefits such as a simplified process, better relationships moving forward, and more

Harding, NJ Collaborative Divorce Attorneys Discuss ADR

Alternative Conflict Resolution, also known as Alternative Dispute Resolution or ADR refers to solving legal conflicts without formal litigation. For family law issues, common methods of ADR include mediation, collaborative divorce, and arbitration. Our Harding collaborative divorce attorneys believe that ADR is a fantastic option for some families going through the divorce process. There are a few considerations before jumping into collaborative divorce or other alternative dispute resolution methods, including:

Am I able to work productively with my spouse? Many couples, even those who are going through emotional periods, are able to work together cooperatively to resolve the disputes of their divorce. However, this is not always the case. It is better to be honest with yourself before making this decision.

Does my divorce require formal legal action? Some divorce cases have disputes which may benefits from litigation. Examples may be proving a history of domestic violence and much more.

Do you and your spouse fully understand the ADR process? Before making the decision on which path your divorce will take, it is essential that you fully comprehend what the ADR process entails, what rights you will retain, how your rights will be protected and more. We highly recommend speaking with a Harding collaborative divorce attorneys before making such an important decision.

Considering Collaborative Divorce? Contact our Morristown Collaborative Divorce Lawyers Today

The divorce attorneys of Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark take pride in offering a wide array of divorce solutions such as collaborative divorce throughout Morris County communities including Chester, Morristown, Chatham, Harding, Mendham, Morris Township, and all of Northern New Jersey. Our legal team is fully prepared to use alternative conflict resolution or formal litigation to protect the legal rights of our clients and their families. Over decades of dedicated legal service, our firm has established itself as one of the preeminent firms in Northern New Jersey, with a diverse and highly qualified team of family law attorneys.

To discuss your options regarding your divorce, please contact us online or call our Morristown, NJ offices at (732) 812-3102 today for a free and confidential consultation.

What is Considered a Default Divorce?

Contrary to popular belief, not all divorce proceedings are long and painful. It is actually quite common for divorcing spouses to come to amicable terms of a settlement agreement and get through their divorce with minimal interference. In some cases, this may result in what is known as a default divorce. While not all amicable divorces are ultimately… Continue Reading

Types of Alimony in New Jersey

Alimony is a form of payment made from one ex spouse to another for a variety of considerations. Judges may factor in the length of a marriage, the education, earning capacity, and employability of both spouses, the age and health of each party, and more when determining the amount and type of alimony to be paid.… Continue Reading

Divorce: Changing Your Perspective and Improving Your Life

While the word “divorce” certainly carries a somewhat negative connotation in our society, the fact of the matter is that a divorce is often an extremely healthy thing for a person involved in an unhappy or angry relationship to pursue. Certainly, some divorces will be “easier” than others depending on the method used (alternative dispute… Continue Reading

Ensuring Full and Accurate Financial Information during Divorce

During any divorce, it is critical that your Morris County divorce attorney has a complete and accurate picture of your marital finances so that they can help you to fairly decide issues such as child support, alimony, and most importantly, division of marital assets and debt. When both spouses participated in the management of family… Continue Reading

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