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Collaborative Divorce: A New Paradigm

Authors: Tesler, Pauline H. & Thompson, Peggy
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: LAW038000, FAM015000, LAW038020
ISBN: 9780061842719, Related ISBNs: 0061842710, 9780061148002, 9780061842719
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 288,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

About half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce, and most of these divorces result in unnecessary collateral damage. Now there is a better way.

In Collaborative Divorce, Pauline Tesler and Peggy Thompson, two pioneers in the field who train collaborative professionals around the world, present the first complete, step-by-step explanation of the groundbreaking method that is revolutionizing the way couples end their marriages. Working with a team of caring specialists that includes two lawyers, two coaches, a financial consultant, and a child specialist (if necessary), you and your spouse focus on building a consensus that addresses the needs of everyone who will be directly affected by the divorce. This exciting new paradigm empowers you—not lawyers or a judge—to shape the outcome of your divorce, as you:

  • Stay out of court and save time
  • Create long-term financial and parenting plans that work
  • Play an active role in designing your life after the divorce
  • Understand and address your children's needs
  • Conserve emotional and financial resources

Collaborative Divorce is essential reading that will inspire you to approach divorce as a vehicle for conflict resolution, healing, and positive, long-term change.

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