Tennessee Supreme Court Considering Rule regarding Collaborative Family Law

The Tennessee Supreme Court released for review and comment a proposed new rule governing collaborative practice in family-law matters. The new rule is proposed by the Tennessee Bar Association, which studied the growing method of dispute resolution known as collaborative practice or collaborative divorce. The petition describes collaborative practice as one where Collaborative attorneys are […]

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Collaborative Divorce Saves Time and Money

This article by Debra Denison Cantor and Ann V. Levin in the Philadelphia Inquirer may be of interest to readers of this blog. ‘Collaborative divorce’ can save time and money While many associate the word divorce with painful and messy, a new emphasis on conflict resolution has led to a specialty known as “collaborative divorce.” […]

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Collaborative Divorce an Emerging Local Practice in Knoxville

This article by Laura Ayo in the December issue of the Greater Knoxville Business Journal may be of interest. Collaborative Divorce an Emerging Local Practice Couples ending their marriages don’t have to fight in court over assets, finances or child custody thanks to the recent growth of collaborative divorce professionals in Knoxville. “I think the idea of […]

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Collaborative Divorce in Tennessee

It is becoming increasingly common for divorcing parties to inquire about collaborative divorce. What is collaborative divorce? How is it different from a divorce through litigation? What is collaborative divorce? The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals provides the following answer: Collaborative Divorce is a voluntary dispute resolution process in which parties settle without resort to litigation. […]

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Collaborative Divorce In One Weekend

This recent article by Matt Baron in the Chicago Tribune may be of interest to readers of this blog. ‘The Weekend Divorce’: Attorneys Develop Innovative Approach to Untying the Knot Breaking up is hard to do—even when both husband and wife are ready to bring their marriage to an end. As a result, divorce can […]

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