More and more in recent years, divorcing couples have been turning to a hybrid process known in Texas as collaborative divorce, which combines a lawyer’s advocacy and legal know-how with the problem-solving orientation of divorce mediation. The process begins when each disputant hires a collaborative lawyer who will negotiate, not litigate. The parties sign a disqualification agreement stating that they will hire a different lawyer if they decide to instead litigate their dispute—an … [Read more...]
Welcome to Our New Blog!
This is the official new blog for the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas. As part of our ongoing efforts to educate people about the Collaborative Law process -- including the recent debut of the new Collaborative Law Institute of Texas website -- we're launching this blog. It will feature articles from Collaborative Law Institute of Texas professionals, answers to some common (and not-so-common) questions about the Collaborative Law process, and news from across the state, nation, and even … [Read more...]