Useful “divorce financial mistakes” list published by Association of Divorce Financial Planners, Collaborative Law not mentioned as option

We like divorce information lists! The Association of Divorce Financial Planners posted a useful article on their site captioned “Fifteen Critical Financial Mistakes in Divorce.” The list is useful, however, I am always surprised about how much good divorce information is on the web that omits collaborative law as an option.  The article says it is a mistake to not consider mediation, however, there is no mention of collaborative divorce as an option. Parties considering divorce are well served to consult with lawyers trained both in traditional litigation and collaborative divorce to make sure that all options are available to them. I would add a 16th critical financial mistake to the list: “Failing to explore whether the collaborative model is a good fit for your case. “

About Sean Stephens

Sean Stephens is a founding member of Stephens & Margolin LLP He was born in Eugene, Oregon and is a fourth generation Oregonian. Mr. Stephens attended the University of Oregon, and graduated in with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a minor in English Literature. His psychology studies emphasized early childhood development. To find out more or contact C. Sean Stephens, visit Stephens & Margolin LLP. You can find more about him at Stephens & Margolin LLP and find him on Google +" here.
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