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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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Expanding Popularity of Collaborative Practice

In a demonstration of the expanding popularity of the collaborative practice model, the lead article in this month’s Oregon State Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Section newsletter is an article by Forrest Collins, a local collaborative practicioner.  The article is an … Continue reading

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Why Running To Court And Refusing Divorce Mediation Is A Bad Idea

Sometimes negative examples drive home the benefits of collaborative practice the most. At Stephens & Margolin LLP we help clients with both traditional litigation cases and collaborative cases.  As an Oregon lawyer practicing only family law, I frequently borrow from my … Continue reading

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Divorce: Coming to Grips with the Financial Fear Factor

If you see clients who are in the process of dissolving a marriage, you are already aware of the horrendous stress divorce places on everyone involved. A process that is essentially legal and financial has impacts that can be psychologically … Continue reading

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