Making The Shift From An In-Person To A Virtual Collaborative Divorce (Part 2)

Building on my prior post about a first, completed virtual divorce case, Part Two, will outline solutions used to address these and includes further thinking on how to effectively practice collaborative divorce, virtually. Please note: These solutions can be applied to virtual divorce mediation as well...

Making the Shift from an In-Person to a Virtual Collaborative Divorce (Part 1)

While over the years I have facilitated many collaborative cases in-person, only recently have I completed my first virtual, collaborative divorce. Under the very best of circumstances, this would have been a highly challenging collaborative undertaking. The necessity to shift from an in-person to a virtual process added a new layer of...

Collaborative Law: Practicing Family Law With Heart

by Justin Kelsey, Past President of MCLC.

In May of 2014, I attended the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council's day long Advanced Training Forum. The attendees included lawyers, coach/facilitators, mental health practitioners, financial neutrals and other professionals who help divorcing couples. There were the usual discussions about finding better ways to help our clients divorce, finding more clients, and finding other professionals willing to practice collaboratively. And there was also singing..

Fixed Fees in Collaborative Cases

by Debra L. Smith, Member of Board of Directors of MCLC

Consider this Scenario: You thought the marriage to the love of your life was going to be forever. After his six month affair with the attractive woman from his department at the ad agency he works for, you just don’t trust him anymore as your husband. You met at...

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