Posts by Hugh O'Donnell
What is a Collaborative Divorce?
A collaborative divorce is a type of divorce in which both spouses agree to work together with the help of collaborative professionals such as lawyers, financial experts, and mental health professionals, to resolve their divorce-related issues without going to court. Many couples look to the collaborative divorce method instead of turning the end of their…Read More
Benefits of Divorce Mediation vs. Divorce Litigation
Divorce mediation might be a better solution as litigation can be difficult on families. Family matters such as divorce, child custody and other family issues can be painful to resolve. Conflicting agendas and ideas of what is in the family’s best interest can lead to tension. Creating effective resolutions can be achieved by finding common ground through…Read More
Advantages of Collaborative Divorce
A collaborative divorce is a peaceful divorce solution to an otherwise traditionally court-litigated divorce. This process is an interdisciplinary approach to divorce because of its nature, bringing together a team of professionals to guide and support the couple through the entire thing. By working together, collaborative divorce creates a lasting and strong resolution that you…Read More
Can Divorce Mediation Really Work for My Case?
You may have concerns if divorce mediation will work for your case, especially if you and your spouse are having difficulties communicating as it is. There are so many options available now to think over when it comes to resolving a divorce, and each situation is not a one-size-fits-all. Creating effective resolutions can often be…Read More
Divorce Mediation and Future Co-Parenting Issues That Arise
Divorce Mediation is a well-suited tool for the needs of couples willing to work towards finding common ground rather than fighting each other. Divorce Mediator, Hugh O’Donnell, has over four decades of experience helping people secure effective resolutions in all types of family law matters. Those matters may include but are not limited to; divorce,…Read More
Collaborative Divorce Allows Couples to Keep Control in Their Hands
Collaborative divorce gives couples the time and space to be able to avoid courtroom battles and avoid bitterness towards each other. The collaborative method presents the opportunity for spouses to work together to create unique solutions for their divorce needs. If you and your spouse are willing to try and work together, the collaborative divorce…Read More
Collaborative Divorce Brings Interdisciplinary Approach to Divorce
The collaborative divorce process is an interdisciplinary approach to divorce because of its nature. We bring together a team of highly qualified professionals to help guide and support you through the divorce process. In collaborative divorce, each spouse has an attorney who helps the parties reach an agreement, rather than engage in an adversarial process.…Read More
How is Divorce Mediation Different from Collaborative Divorce
The Missouri Supreme Court defines divorce mediation as “a process in which a neutral third party facilitates communications between the parties to promote settlement.” By utilizing family divorce mediation and/or the collaborative divorce method, you can avoid further disagreements by working together to make the best decisions possible for all parties involved. The divorce process…Read More
Collaborative Divorce – The Process
Collaborative divorce is a peaceful divorce solution to an otherwise traditionally court-litigated divorce. Many couples turn to the collaborative divorce method instead of turning the end of their marriage into a struggle. If you and your spouse are willing to try and work together, the collaborative divorce process might be the right for you. A…Read More
Divorce Mediation, what are The Advantages?
Divorce mediation has many advantages that might be helpful to your family, regardless of the legal matters involved with your situation. Finding common ground rather than fighting each other utilizing divorce mediation allows you and your spouse to create effective resolutions for your family’s future. Divorce mediation is a proven effective alternative to the traditional…Read More