Collaborative Practice

3 Benefits of Collaborative Practice (Part 6 of 10)

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Written by Russell Alexander / (905) 655-6335

3 Benefits of Collaborative Practice

1. Transparency of Costs

Parties are made aware of the costs of collaborative practice. Learn more about family law service fees.

2. De-Escalates Conflicts

The environment of meeting at a round table with one team focused on the interests of both parties serves to reduce conflict. The neutral professionals do not have a “dog in the fight” so to speak. Their impartial data and advice can de-escalate conflicts especially around distrust.

3. Eliminates Costly Fighting

The amount and existence of costly fighting is eliminated in the collaborative practice. This is partially due to the nature of the process and finding a common ground.

Learn More About Collaborative Practice

Visit the Introduction to Ontario Collaborative Divorce: Resolving Issues in a Respectful and Cooperative Manner to learn more about collaborative practice.

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About the author

Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Oshawa, Concord, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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