collaborative DIVORCE IN VIRGINIA

Virginia collaborative law attorney

Many people assume that with divorce comes a long period of argument, bitterness and courtroom drama. This is not always true. In fact, many divorces can be resolved amicably through open discussions and mutual agreement.

If you and your spouse can talk through issues and concerns, then divorce mediation or a collaborative divorce process may excellent choices for you. During the processes, the parties and their attorneys agree to discuss the issues without being contentious.

The goal is to work out agreements relating to custody, support, and visitationalimonyproperty division; and other family issues without going to court. In a collaborative divorce, if the process fails, both sides' attorneys are required to be replaced. In either case, nothing you reveal during the process can be used against you in court later.

If you are interested in divorce mediation or collaborative law and want to learn more, please contact Burroughs Law Office, P.C., in Virginia Beach today.

With Collaborative Law, you make the decisions regarding your life and future, not the judge!
— Attorney Lawren D. Burroughs

Going to court is often the least productive and most expensive way to resolve issues associated with the dissolution of marriage. Often it is in the best interest of everyone involved to avoid a courtroom battle.

If you want to avoid family court ...

This firm participates and encourages, under the proper circumstances, a number of alternative methods to litigation for dealing with any number of family law matters. The courtroom is ideally the last place you should want to find yourself when problems arise in your home life, particularly when there are children involved.

If you're interested in such alternatives, contact us today for a free introductory consultation with an experienced lawyer.