A collaborative divorce, also called an uncontested divorce, is the process of mediation which provides couples who have chosen to end their marriage a forum for the purpose of resolving divorce and other family law issues in an amicable and peaceful manner.
Collaborative divorce mediation is typically best served with each party utilizing their own legal counsel to assist in mediation through negotiation and providing a strong voice of reason.
If through effective collaborative divorce mediation the parties are able to successfully resolve all points of interest, the divorce process is much easier and will typically be less costly for both parties.
Ronald L Sims, P.A., represents the legal rights and goals of those involved in a contested divorce, collaborative divorce, or other family law issues or disputes in Orlando and the Central Florida area. For a confidential legal consultation, please call 407.843.5885.
Even if after initial collaborative divorce mediation sessions, if their are still points of contention which are being contested, the collaborative divorce mediation process provides a foundation to further work out remaining issues prior to divorce / dissolution of marriage hearings.
Another advantage of choosing to seek resolution through collaborative divorce mediation is that those who are successful in achieving an uncontested collaborative divorce, especially where children are involved, are more likely to remain cordial in the event additional issues arise after a divorce is granted by the courts, as well as providing the ability to limit the amount of stress children often experience due to a divorce or separation of their parents.
Both Contested Divorces and Uncontested Collaborative Divorces commonly involve domestic issues including, but not limited to:
If you have questions, concerns, or legal needs regarding contested divorce, uncontested collaborative divorce, or other family law issues, we urge you to seek the legal advice of experienced legal counsel.