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Collaborative divorce in New Jersey may help lower legal expenses

Divorces are often surrounded in bitterness, and hurt on at least one side of the split. They can sometimes take months or even years to resolve, and thousands of dollars can be spent by each side. Couples in New Jersey and elsewhere never plan to separate, and when they do they are usually not able to be hospitable. This may be why if two people are able to come to a mutual agreement and have a collaborative divorce that each party could save a great deal of money as well as pain.

A collaborative divorce is when a couple chooses to split, but they realize how much pain a nasty divorce can cause. They then solve their issues amicably, and compromise on any final decisions so that neither person walks away unhappy. These decisions can include anything from the division of their property to child custody.

This type of divorce could possibly save each individual thousands of dollars. Since the two parties are choosing to resolve everything between themselves legal fees are kept to a minimum. This could not only help each person with their financial situation after the separation, but could also save all who are involved in the divorce from having to deal with any unnecessary pain.

Unfortunately, all divorces cannot be this easy. Sometimes the parties cannot come to an agreement, and legal resolution must be sought when a divorce becomes too painful or there is hostility between the parties. Even when legal action is sought though the New Jersey courts, a couple can try to make the divorce happen as quickly and pleasantly as possible.

Source: US News and World Report, Why a Collaborative Divorce Makes Financial Sense, Geoff Williams, August 19, 2013