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Collaborative Law Solicitors

Collaborative Law Solicitors London

To speak to a Collaborative Law solicitor for expert advice you can trust, please call Goodman Ray Solicitors on 020 7608 1227 or contact us online and we’ll call you.

Collaborative law provides couples with a way of resolving issues without having to go to court.

Under the collaborative law process each person appoints their own collaboratively trained lawyer and the parties and their respective collaborative lawyers meet together to discuss issues face to face in four way meetings. It is a process that enables separating or divorcing couples to resolve issues in a non-confrontational way through open discussion, whilst being supported by their lawyers. The collaborative law process can be used to resolve all aspects of the divorce or separation including financial and children issues.

Both parties must sign an agreement (known as a participation agreement) in which they confirm that they will do all they can to resolve matters without going to court. The agreement prevents the appointed collaborative lawyer from representing the party in court if the collaborative process breaks down. This means that both parties are absolutely committed to finding the best solutions by agreement, rather than through court proceedings. The approach is client centred, and can often help to build better communication which will assist the parties in the future.

Our collaborative lawyers are all specifically trained in the collaborative approach and are capable of promoting solution focused negotiation.

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