Divorce may not be ‘wonderful’ but collaboration reduces the pain and cost

By Peter Jones, founder It is encouraging to see how Coldplay singer, Chris Martin, is championing the collaborative approach to his marriage break-up when describing his ‘wonderful’ divorce from Gwyneth Paltrow.

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Cooperation versus confrontation: why couples should opt for collaborative lawyers

We always advise that separating couples find lawyers with similar mind-sets if they want to avoid a bitter ‘War of the Roses’ style divorce. Choosing a collaborative solicitor – a lawyer who is trained to help reach divorce settlements without … Continue reading

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Changes to the family courts – will they boost mediation rates?

By Fiona Kendall On April 22, the family justice system had a major reboot to make it more streamlined and efficient. Many of the changes are concerned with how the courts that make up the system are re-organised and re-designated.

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