Which is Right for your Family? Divorce transforms the spousal relationship into one based on the joint enterprise of parenting, governed by custody schedules and decision-making arrangements. There are two basic approaches to this new relationship, cooperative and parallel parenting. The appropriate model depends on the parents’ ability to contain their conflict. Where they can, cooperative parenting, or “co-parenting,” preferred, but parallel parenting may be necessary to avoid potential for … [Read more...]
Katie Berry, a collaboratively trained lawyer, chose to change her specialty after collaborative divorce helped stabilize the snowballing effects of her family crisis. Katie has her own legal practice in Dallas, TX and successfully co-parents her two adopted sons, aged 12 and 19, with her former husband since their divorce in 2013.