Our Illinois family mediators are here to help you understand the different types of divorce options available to you in your case. In this article, we take a closer look at collaborative divorce, cooperative divorce, and how they can become part of the family mediation process.
Other alternatives to traditional divorce that our Illinois family mediation attorneys offer are Cooperative and Collaborative Divorce. Like divorce mediation, Collaborative Divorce and Cooperative Divorce allow for the parties to resolve issues relating to a divorce outside of court. This saves both parties time, money and stress. While family mediation includes a neutral mediator who works with each party and each party's attorney to facilitate a settlement, in a Collaborative Divorce or Cooperative Divorce the parties and their attorneys seek to reach a settlement without a neutral mediator. If the Collaborative Divorce or Cooperative Divorce process fails to result in settlement, the parties may bring in a family mediator in order to resolve any outstanding issues as an alternative to litigation.
Read the full article by our Illinois divorce mediation attorneys comparing divorce mediation to Collaborative Divorce and Cooperative Divorce.