Strictly collaborative

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 24 November, 2014

It may come
as a surprise to non-collaborative lawyers (that’s a technical term) that a
thoroughly uncollaborative debate still rages over whether or not practitioners
should be allowed to practice what’s been dubbed ‘collaborative lite’.

So what is
collaborative law, in this week when we should all be making a special effort
to direct our clients away from the doors of the court? Many family lawyers don’t even understand the
practice although it’s been around in this country since 2003 and longer
(naturally) in the US.

It’s like
mediation to the extent that it’s Without Prejudice and confidential. It’s not like mediation in that lawyers are
in attendance but …read more

Source: Family Law News