Many people incorrectly assume that getting a divorce means ‘going to court’. The notion of arguing a divorce case out in court has become entrenched in peoples’ minds as being what divorce entails, but it’s a myth that it’s the only way.
Other dispute resolution processes, such as mediation, collaborative law and arbitration, are becoming increasingly popular for separating couples who are looking to avoid the often lengthy, and costly, traditional court process – as well as maintaining a good relationship afterwards, particularly if there are children involved.
Collaborative law vs litigation
Here is a quick-reference guide to help you compare the Collaborative Law process with going to court.
This blog was originally written by Lauren Guy. For a consultation with a member of our specialist family law team please contact us.