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Monmouth County Collaborative Divorce Attorneys

Divorce is an extremely difficult and tumultuous experience for any family. It can leave lasting scars when the process is a bitter and contested one that exposes friends, family, and children to venomous disagreements. More and more individuals are choosing to take a collaborative approach to divorce, as this allows the divorcing couple to work together in coming to a satisfactory settlement that meets the needs of both parties and any children involved, free from the threat of litigation if negotiations fail.

If you are considering a divorce and believe that the situation would allow for a non-hostile resolution, we can help. Contact the Monmouth County collaborative divorce attorneys of the Law Office of Andrew A. Bestafka, Esq., at (732) 898-2378 today to discuss your situation with a knowledgeable and experienced legal representative.

Participation Agreements

One of the key elements of a collaborative divorce is the absence of the underlying threat of litigation. Both parties enter into a participation agreement that binds them to the provisions set forth within, commonly including the following:

  • Issues are to be settled using interest-based negotiation
  • Decisions will be made in the children’s best interests
  • Both parties will rely on their lawyers to negotiate the settlement
  • Constructive and fair communication will be required
  • The reasons for which either party may withdraw from the process

Utilizing these factors, collaborative divorce can allow you to get through the process without the emotional trauma that all too frequently accompanies a potentially hostile, traditional divorce.

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If you are beginning the difficult process of a divorce, the Monmouth County collaborative divorce lawyers of Law Office of Andrew A. Bestafka, Esq., are prepared to assist you as you seek to resolve the matter in a productive manner focused on a mutually beneficial settlement. To arrange an initial consultation, do not hesitate to contact us by calling (732) 898-2378.