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Collaborative law and mediation can lead to calmer divorce

There is a common misconception that all divorces are bitter and contentious. While it is true that some couples may have a long battle, many in Manchester seek a more peaceful resolution. For those interested in their options with regards to alternative dispute resolution, as opposed to traditional litigation, the attorneys at Clark Law Offices are trained in collaborative law and mediation.

Evolution of divorce: Three different options for resolution

Divorce is not what it once was. The old notion of a couple heading into a courtroom to duke it out over who gets what and where the children should go is no longer the only option. Couples getting a divorce today have several options to consider:

Collaborative law helps ease the stress, time and cost of divorce

When two people marry in New Hampshire, they likely do so with a certain amount of expectation and respect for one another. The passing of years and the experience of the life events that follow often alter how two people feel about one another. As a result, the couple begins to examine their divorce options. In order to avoid some of the contention associated with a trial and to ensure that the decision-making power remains in the hands of the couple, many choose to explore the options provided by collaborative law.