Divorces are usually not something that people envision when they get married, but divorce is a reality for many marriages in Texas. People often times envision divorce as a messy process that will end up costing them a lot of money. However, this does not need to be the case and couples going through a divorce have options. They do not need to have everything decided by a judge, which can have a number of benefits.
One of these options is to utilize the collaborative divorce process. This is a process where the parties and the attorneys work together to try and come to agreements as oppose to the combative process of litigation. This process can be very useful for some couples, but it is not for everyone and before people enter into it they should fully understand the process before starting.
However, couples that decide to use it find that it has a number of benefits. It can reduce the costs of divorce. The couple ultimately controls the whole process as opposed to litigation which is controlled the courts and the judges. It can also encourage open exchange of information and dialogue between the parties, which can help facilitate solutions to the issues. Also, in the long term it can help the couple persevere some relationships and ensure they will function well in the future after the divorce is finalized.
There are many divorces in Texas and there are many different outcomes. If the couple decides to go through litigation, they really do not have much control over these outcomes, but they can control them through collaborative divorce. That is why it can be such an effective process and can lead to outcomes each party can live with in the end. It is important to understand the process before starting it though and we understand collaborative divorce process well. For more information on how we handle collaborative divorces please visit the collaborative divorce page on our website.