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Austin Collaborative Divorce Lawyer

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When you get a divorce, you end your spousal relationship but if you have children together, your co-parenting relationship continues. Collaborative law is an approach to divorce that strengthens your post-divorce parenting relationship rather than weakening it. A collaborative divorce focuses on the future and on the solutions that work for your family. Litigation focuses on the past and on assigning blame. At the office of Attorney Melissa Williams, our Austin collaborative divorce lawyer can help you navigate the legal process and make well-informed decisions for your children and property.

Collaborative divorce gives you the creativity to come up with customized solutions that work for your family. Call our firm at (512) 271-2063 to learn more.

Benefits of Collaborative Divorce

The collaborative divorce process provides a non-confrontational environment for what could otherwise be a contentious debate. Each spouse has their own lawyer who they meet with ahead of time to determine their respective goals. Several different meetings take place between the attorneys and both spouses, all of which are focused on resolving legal issues as easily as possible. This includes matters of child custody, alimony, and shared property.

A few specific benefits of this divorce process include:

  • Fosters a sense of civility rather than bitter contention
  • Provides a foundation for future collaborative co-parenting
  • The efficient process requires less time and expense than litigation
  • Children and other family members are kept out of the process, keeping it more private

Control Your Own Post-Divorce Future

There is a common saying among local divorce lawyers that no one's relationship was ever enhanced at the courthouse. Litigation forces the parties to become adversaries and point out each other's weaknesses or faults. Collaborative divorce is intended to keep mutual cooperation at the forefront.

In order to protect your best interests, you should retain an Austin collaborative divorce attorney from the office of Attorney Melissa Williams. When you hire our firm, you can rest assured that we care about your objectives and will do everything we can to help you get the results you need.

Call us today at (512) 271-2063 to set up a consultation. Our goal is to help you through every stage of the divorce process as efficiently as possible.

“I am dedicated to representing my clients in a way that minimizes conflict and maximizes solutions.”

- Melissa M. Williams
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