Yearly Archives: 2012

Reasons to Use the Collaborative Process – Privacy

Going through the divorce process through the traditional litigated model opens up a person’s most private financial and social secrets to the public record. Even though legal files are not yet fully available on the internet, anyone can go to … Continue reading

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Is A Collaborative Divorce Faster Than A Regular Divorce?

As a Portland Oregon divorce lawyer trained in both collaborative divorce and litigation, I hear a lot of process questions about which dispute resolution method is faster. The speed at which you can get through either process is fact dependent, … Continue reading

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How Is Collaborative Divorce Different Than Mediation?

In my 17 years of practice I have helped many clients with their Oregon divorces. One of the best developments I have seen is the growth of collaborative divorce, and the increased use of mediation to resolve disputes.  I have … Continue reading

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