Limited scope representation

Collaborative divorce lawyers work on a limited scope representation

When considering whether to opt for a collaborative divorce versus a litigated divorce, some are not sure what the incentive is for the lawyers to get the case settled. Some think that the lawyers might not try hard to get the case settled. In other words, they may worry that the lawyers may not fret …

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CLE on Collaborative Law

Kirk C. Stange & John D. Kershman to Teach CLE for Strafford Publications, Inc.

On Wednesday, June 6th, St. Louis Collaborative Law Attorney and President of the Missouri Collaborative Institute Kirk C. Stange, along with Board of Directors member John D. Kershman, will be teaching a CLE for Strafford Publications on The Collaborative Divorce Process: Benefits and Limitations of Non-Judicial, Non-Adversarial Divorce Proceedings. This CLE will be a live …

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Team of collaborative professionals

Collaborative Divorce: Why do I Need a Team of Professionals?

A Divorce typically involves complex legal, financial, and emotional components that without a team of professionals to assist in the process of maneuvering through these issues can be overwhelming and result in an outcome that is not workable for either party.  To overcome the complex nature of the Divorce process, you may choose to hire …

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Financial neutral in collaborative divorce

Financial neutral can help with complex finances

When individuals are going through divorce with complex finances, it is important to have a thorough analysis conduct to ensure that any settlement in divorce is fair and just. Many individuals want to settle their divorce matter. The reality, however, is that it can be critical to have proper valuations of various assets. From the …

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Collaborative practice and family law

Collaborative practice can assist in a wide-range of family law matters

When lots of individuals think about collaborative practice, they often think of collaborative divorce. After all, there are more and more individuals out there who are looking to resolve their divorce amicably outside of court. However, collaborative practice isn’t limited to helping in divorce matters only. Collaborative practice can aside in all kinds of family …

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Collaborative divorce prevents future litigation

Collaborative divorce can prevent future litigation

When many think about the idea of a collaborative divorce, they can wonder about the benefits of trying to resolve a case collaboratively.  Some can even contemplate the idea of two collaborative lawyers and the professionals that can help (mental health and financial professionals) can can wonder if all of that is needed. Some might …

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