Collaborative Divorce Attorney in Pittsburgh
Helping Clients Throughout Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
If you are looking for a faster, more cost-effective, and less antagonistic
way to handle your divorce in the Pittsburgh area, then you may want to
explore the option of a collaborative divorce. A
Pittsburgh divorce lawyer at our firm can help you understand how this divorce resolution alternative
works and can help you and your spouse get started on the process. Our
firm has been helping individuals and families with all types of divorce
and family law matters since 1999. Attorney Avram Rosen brings an abundance
of experience and understanding to divorce cases. Because our firm understands
the difficulty and stressfulness that divorce can bring, we strive to
help you find ways to make this process easier. Collaborative divorce
is a better option for many couples than conventional divorce litigation.
What is a collaborative divorce?
In a collaborative divorce, the divorcing couples work cooperatively to
negotiate a divorce settlement outside of court. They negotiate in four-way
sessions with the assistance of their separate attorneys. They may also
use other professionals who may be needed, such as financial experts,
child and health care professionals or others. Everyone involved is part
of a team strategy that is focused on reaching a negotiated settlement
that is fair and just, using techniques and methods that foster cooperation
as opposed to litigation.
A participation agreement is entered into by the divorcing couple and their
lawyers in which provisions are set up for the negotiation process. Among
the provisions may be such commitments as agreeing to use only constructive
communication, reliance on attorneys for assistance, putting their children's
best interests first, agreeing to use outside, neutral experts, and not
allowing litigation to ensue as long as the negotiation process continues.
Then, together with the guidance and help of their attorneys, the couple
resolves their conflicts over such issues as
child support, and
Our firm has represented countless individuals in the collaborative divorce
process. We urge you to contact the firm to consult with him about the
specifics of your situation so that we can help you introduce the process
to your spouse and get you started. We are certain you will find the advantages
of collaborative divorce to be a beneficial alternative to the adversarial
nature of litigated divorce.