Collaborative Law

Alternative Ways to Divorce in Connecticut: Litigation, Mediation, and Collaborative Divorce

After you decide that a divorce is the best decision for you, the next question is often about the available ways to divorce in Connecticut.

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How to Create a Strong Collaborative Divorce Team

Collaborative divorce is an increasingly popular divorce option because it focuses on your needs, not the court process. You work with a skilled and caring team of professionals …

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When You’ve Got More to Lose: Collaborative Divorces With Significant Assets

When a marriage with significant assets ends in divorce, the splitting spouses can face an array of challenges that some other couples will never encounter.

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What are the Big Differences Between Mediation and Collaborative Divorce?

Here in Connecticut, there are several options for divorcing couples who wish to avoid the high cost and stress of high conflict litigation. Two of the most popular alternatives …

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What Role Does a Financial Expert Play in the Collaborative Process?

Collaborative divorce aims to minimize the stressful, time-consuming aspects of other divorce methods. You’ll have to cover a wide range of issues throughout this cooperative process. One of these important issues, of course, is money. You’ll need to reach a series of satisfactory agreements when it comes to dividing your property, assets, and debts. In…

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How Can a Collaborative Divorce Benefit Your Children?

When you divorce the other parent of your children, does your relationship disappear, or does it become redefined? In reality, the choice is yours. You don’t have to be best friends with your …

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Collaboration or Mediation?

Divorce is a major life change for you and your children, but it doesn’t have to be conflict-laden or emotionally devastating. Although most people think that divorce …

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Freed Marcroft Adds Collaborative Divorce Leader Attorney Lisa Cappalli, Expands to New Haven County

Freed Marcroft is pleased to announce the firm’s physical expansion into New Haven County. We are even more pleased to announce that Attorney Lisa J. Cappalli is joining us as Of Counsel on February 1, 2017. Since the early 90s, Attorney Cappalli has employed her considerable skill, patience and calm demeanor to help hundreds of…

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What Every Couple Should Know About Collaborative Divorce

Divorce is always an emotionally challenging experience, but the collaborative approach takes away that stereotypical adversarial aspect. Instead, collaborative fosters a cooperative environment where you and your spouse can resolve problems, agree on key issues, and preserve the integrity of your relationship. The latter aspect of collaborative divorce is especially important when you have children…

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Collaborative Divorce: The Non-Adversarial Alternative

For decades if people were getting a divorce, they could expect to have to present their cases in front of a judge. Even if they were largely in agreement about how they wanted it to go, this environment naturally led to conflict.

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