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Five Questions to Ask a Collaborative Divorce Attorney

Sarah Aminzadeh Milinsky | March 5, 2024

When meeting with a divorce lawyer, it’s important to ask the right questions to ensure that you can make well-informed decisions about the steps you’ll take between now and your post-divorce life. For many couples, a Collaborative Divorce will be a good choice, but it’s not right for every situation. And even if you do choose a Collaborative Divorce, it’s just as important to choose a lawyer you trust to guide you through the process.

At Goranson Bain Ausley, our divorce attorneys uphold our clients-first focus and work hard to make sure that each client understands their options and the potential consequences of each decision they make. To help potential clients prepare to speak with a divorce lawyer, we’ve put together this list of questions for anyone contemplating a Collaborative Divorce to ask:

  1. How do I know if a Collaborative Divorce is the right fit for me and my spouse?
  2. What role do professionals play in the Collaborative Divorce process?
  3. What happens if my spouse and I choose a Collaborative Divorce but later realize that we might need court intervention?
  4. What are the costs associated with Collaborative Divorce?
  5. What credentials do you need to be a Collaborative Divorce attorney?

The first four questions should help you to get a good idea of what’s involved in a Collaborative Divorce and whether it might be a good option for your situation. The fifth question is a good starting point for evaluating whether the attorney you’re speaking with has the knowledge and experience required to help you through this process.

Over 50% of the accomplished divorce attorneys practicing with Goranson Bain Ausley have received training in the Collaborative Divorce process, including four lawyers credentialled in the Collaborative Process by Collaborative Divorce Texas.  Our collaboratively trained lawyers have a wealth of experience with these types of cases, making us well-equipped to guide you if you choose this option for your divorce. Contact us to schedule your consultation today.

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