A family lawyer takes the leap and starts training in Collaborative Law after 12 years of practicing litigation. She reflects on this entirely different way of thinking and resolving family law matters.
Lynn Burleson discusses why arbitration can be more suitable than litigation for complex cases, and other benefits of this form of ADR.
William Levine, a family law arbitrator and mediator, offers his insights into this form of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Dale Console, chair of the AAML’s National Arbitration Committee, considers the various ways a divorcing couple could benefit from opting for arbitration.
Family lawyers and judges now have new and improved Rules of Court and forms to assist litigants in resolving their disputes outside the courtroom.
Although arbitration may not be right for everyone and has a few drawbacks, in most instances arbitration provides many advantages over traditional litigation.
A practicing mediator and retired judge explains why mediation may be a better option than litigation for high-conflict divorce cases.
Two top Florida divorce professionals discuss collaborative divorce from the perspective of a family lawyer and a certified public accountant.
Non-attorney divorce mediators bring a true sense of neutrality and desire for a peaceful resolution to divorce mediation, but their talents are complemented by legal advice from a family law attorney.
Divorce co-mediation is a viable alternative to litigation for clients who want to avoid the rigidity, stress, and confusion that can be associated with traditional negotiation tactics.