Collaborative Practice begins with something both sides can agree on: settlement by design.
Disputes affecting personal relationships including marriages and de factos, business, partnerships, employment issues, medical malpractice, and probate and estate matters are financially and emotionally disruptive for everyone involved. Litigation almost inevitably adds to the problems by creating entrenched positions, damaging or severing relationships and imposing ineffective, unresponsive solutions.
It doesn’t have to be this way.
For over 40 years I’ve been helping good people work through their issues in the following fields.