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Collaborative divorce might be right for some people

Divorce battles are something that many people consider commonplace. The anger, fighting and competition are things some people expect when they embark upon the divorce process. The idea of collaborative divorce is something that many people don't think about, especially since the idea involves working with their ex instead of against their ex. A collaborative divorce, however, might be the best option for some people.

In a collaborative divorce, you and your ex would work with a third party to determine how to handle all aspects of the divorce process. Parents can work together to decide what is best for the children. Instead of the children seeing their parents fighting against each other, they get to see them working together. That often brings comfort to the children.

Working with a neutral party to get the divorce settlement completed often takes away some of the stress typically associated with a collaborative divorce since you don't have to deal with court battles. The divorce professional will help guide you and your spouse into making decisions that are beneficial for you.

Lastly, a collaborative divorce removes the competition. This often makes the divorce process a little nicer since neither party is trying to win or prove the other party wrong.

Going through a divorce will likely have some difficulty involved, but the difficulty doesn't have to deal with going through court battles. If a collaborative divorce is something you think would work for you, seeking the advice of a Texas family law attorney might help you to get answers to any questions you might have.

Source: KERA News, "Three Reasons People Choose Collaborative Divorce" Stephen Becker, Mar. 20, 2014

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