When British Columbia spouses decide to end their marriages, they may be reluctant to begin divorce proceedings. This is often because divorce is traditionally a contentious and stressful time that may become more divisive and bitter as the process evolves. Many more couples are looking at collaborative law as a more peaceful method of ending their marriages.
Resolving legal issues out of court is the ideal situation when it comes to the divorce process. The collaborative law process in British Columbia encourages couples to work with specialists to come to some consensus on difficult issues that accompany divorce, such as child support and custody. The collaborative process offers a safe place for former couples to reduce any conflict that may arise from these discussions.
Divorce can bring out the mean in people, but it doesn't have to be that way. More British Columbia residents who are separating are embracing collaborative law suggestions and choosing to consciously uncouple with a smile on their faces. It beats a long, drawn-out litigation process.
Just because your marriage is ending does not mean you and your spouse hate each other. In fact, you may have every intention of remaining on good terms, especially if you have children together. One thing that has the potential to destroy that positive relationship is litigation. This is why many divorcing couples in British Columbia are turning to collaborative law as a more dignified way to end their marriages.
Many couples these days are looking for less adversarial solutions to end their relationship. But some are taking things even further. Amicable divorce, friendly divorce –however you term it, some couples making radical changes in an effort to craft a peaceful and cooperative coexistence in post-divorce life.
Over the last two decades in British Columbia, married and common-law couples in dispute have become increasingly interested in finding alternatives to a traditional court divorce. One available method is collaborative divorce and separation. In this post, we provide you with a snapshot by answering some of the most common questions we're asked by separating couples.
In the course of ending any relationship, there are a many decisions that need to be made. Before worrying about what will happen to a house or who will have care and custody of children, a determination needs to be made regarding how these decisions will be made. The best option will vary depending on each couple. Collaborative law is an excellent option in some family law matter.
For most people the process of divorcing or separating from a common-law relationship is not easy. The dramatic changes that accompany ending a marriage or a relationship are often emotionally draining. The approach taken in the divorce or separation could add to this stress. Fortunately, there are options when it comes to how to divorce or separate. One of these options is to use a collaborative family law process approach.