About Collaborative Divorce Texas
Why Use a Collaborative Divorce Texas Member?
Members of Collaborative Divorce Texas are committed to helping couples and families develop options and solutions that best fit the competing and shared needs and interests of the parties and children, in stark contrast to traditional divorce, which focuses on the past and assessing blame for problems.
Most Collaborative Divorce Texas members have received interdisciplinary and many have also received advanced training in the Collaborative Divorce Process, which gives you the best chance for reaching an acceptable settlement without court intervention. Collaborative Divorce Texas (previously known as the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas) has been training professionals in the Collaborative Divorce Process since it was first introduced in Texas in 1999.
Experience plays a critical role in handling a Collaborative Divorce case. Members of Collaborative Divorce Texas are experienced at successfully guiding clients and cases to out of court settlements. While the Texas Family Code does not require any particular level of experience to handle a Collaborative Divorce case, members of CDT have a depth of knowledge and experience that gives you the greatest chance for a satisfactory outcome in your case.
Collaborative Divorce Texas is a not-for-profit organization whose goal is to help couples and families resolve their divorce and children’s issues in a less destructive process than litigation.
We are a charitable organization educating families about the benefits of the collaborative divorce process and providing training and practice resources for collaborative professionals
To make Collaborative Divorce the preferred method of divorce in Texas.
- Provide a referral source for the public of trained and experienced Collaborative Divorce Professionals. Click here to locate a professional near you.
- Provide information to the public about the benefits of Collaborative Divorce.
- Provide information to the public regarding the desired qualifications of Collaborative Divorce Professionals.
- Provide training to professionals in Collaborative Divorce.
- Promote Collaborative Divorce benefits by building a community of Collaborative Divorce professionals throughout Texas.
- Act as a unifying voice for Collaborative Divorce in Texas.
- Protect the integrity of the Collaborative Divorce process.
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What is Collaborative Divorce
Collaborative Divorce is a process in which you and your spouse will each have your own specially trained and experienced Collaborative Divorce attorney and work through the issues of your case using a method known as “interest-based negotiation,” which enables spouses to formulate agreements that focus on their most important individual and mutual goals.
Find a Collaborative Professional
If you have decided that you want to handle your case as a Collaborative Divorce, you will need to hire a Collaborative attorney. That’s not necessarily an easy step because not all attorneys are trained in Collaborative Divorce. You want to make sure you start off with a trained, experienced Collaborative lawyer.
Here are some quick keys for how to find and hire a Collaborative attorney.
What Our Clients Have to Say
I found the Collaborative Divorce process to be a satisfying, interest-based approach to our divorce. Partnering with the Collaborative Divorce team resulted in fair assessments and agreements on matters involving personal finances and custody, with the only limitation being no legally enforceable timelines in place for decision making.