Does Collaborative Divorce Really Work? (Yes, 92% of the Time)

As many of you know, I focused my law practice in traditional divorce litigation in Palm Beach County for more than 13 years. Based upon my experience, a court battle is not your best option in divorce.

Instead, I recommend the Collaborative Divorce process. The benefits of the Collaborative Divorce process versus traditional litigation are many.

A few of the highlights of the Collaborative Divorce process are:

  1. You don’t fight in Court.
  2. You don’t pay unknown hourly attorney fees.
  3. You don’t wait a year or more to get divorced.

Many times, during an initial consultation, the husband or wife that I am meeting with will ask me:

“OK, Collaborative Divorce sounds like the best option for me and for my family, but what’s the catch?”

“Does this process really work or will I just be spinning my wheels to get nowhere?”

The answer is, “Yes, it really works.”

In fact, 92% of the time, the collaborative divorce process works to resolve the entire divorce with a full settlement agreement reached.

The Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals Research Committee worked tirelessly to collect this data and to share it with the legal community.

I am a lawyer after all, and I like to see the numbers. I have learned that the people I help with their divorce like to see the numbers too. They have worked very hard to build a nice lifestyle.

They don’t want to waste time and money paying lawyers to fight. They want to know all of the information before they make a big decision.

Results matter. Time matters. Money matters.

In my opinion, 92% is an actionable success rate.

If you, or a friend of yours, has questions about collaborative divorce in Palm Beach County, we are here to help.

Chad Layton, Esq.

Mindful Divorce, P.A.

(561) 537-8227

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