People choose Collaborative Practice and Mediation because these processes allow them to be fully involved, maintain control over their case and the building and participation of their team, and empowers client-centered decision-making.
People choose Collaborative Practice instead of mediation because it allows them to have the benefit of their own counsel in meetings from the start to the finish. They have the benefit of having the right professional for the right task and have the full support of a team of professionals with varied skills and expertise, which helps them to make well-informed, creative, and appropriate decisions. Some people also prefer Collaborative Practice as it is more structured, requiring a participation agreement that not only sets out the “rules of the game”, but prohibits their attorneys from representing them in adversarial proceedings.
If you are interested in Collaborative Practice to help you to help you to divorce, separate or coparent, or to create any type of agreement with your fiancé, spouse, partner or someone you are living or parenting with,our professionals are trained to make this a productive and positive process. You are invited to contact any of these professionals, all of whom would be pleased to answer your questions about Collaborative Practice and to help you decide if it is the right process for you. For more information about Collaborative Practice visit Collaborative Practice East Bay, opens in a new windowCollaborative Practice San Francisco or Collaborative Practice Marin and Sonoma.