What to Know About Collaborative Divorce in New Jersey

If you are facing a divorce and cannot agree on the terms of your divorce with your spouse, you are in what is termed as a contested divorce. Most contested divorces will enter a litigation process. This can be expensive and time-consuming. This is why some spouses who are facing a contested divorce will look to other options to avoid litigation. One of the alternative dispute resolution options they may look into is a collaborative divorce. To learn more about collaborative divorce and if the process is best for you, continue reading. If you are thinking about utilizing the collaborative divorce process, do not hesitate to speak with our experienced New Jersey collaborative divorce attorney. We will walk you through the steps ahead to achieve the best possible outcome on your behalf. To learn more about our services, give our firm a call today.

What can I expect in a collaborative divorce?

Choosing to proceed with a collaborative divorce helps spouses avoid litigation and resolve their divorce outside of the courtroom. Collaborative divorce has its differences from other forms of alternative dispute resolutions because both you and your spouse will be required to sign a binding agreement at the outset of the process to confirm that you are committed to working with one another. A collaborative divorce will typically involve various parties such as financial analysts, psychologists, attorneys, accountants, and more. These parties can assist spouses to resolve any outstanding issues they may have.

What are the benefits of a collaborative divorce?

There are various benefits of a collaborative divorce. Entering a collaborative divorce can help you resolve critical divorce terms such as child support, alimony, and child custody outside of the courtroom, on your own accord. This allows the process to be less hostile. Collaborative divorce helps you to save time and money. It also allows for an outcome that works best for everyone involved.

If you are looking to begin this process, do not hesitate to contact our New Jersey divorce attorney. Our legal team at Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark is prepared to assist you, no matter the circumstances of your divorce. Give our firm a call today to learn more about our service and how we can assist you.

Contact our experienced Bergen County firm

At Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, our attorneys have extensive experience helping clients to understand and protect their legal rights before, during, and after the divorce process in towns across New Jersey and Bergen County, including Hackensack, Ridgewood, Paramus, Teaneck, and Fort Lee. To speak with our team of divorce lawyers today in a free and confidential consultation regarding your concerns about your divorce, please contact us online, or through our Hackensack, NJ office at (201) 397-1750.

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