Orlando Collaborative Divorce Attorney | Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr.
Orlando Attorneys Providing Services for Collaborative Divorce
Fortunately for most people, divorce is nothing like it is in the movies. It is often an exaggerated event where a husband and wife routinely engage in arguments and children are crying up in their rooms. In reality, most divorces are nothing like this. The truth is most divorces never even make it to the courtroom. Only five percent of divorces are settled by a judge. This is beneficial because going to court is costly, time-consuming, and stressful. If your marriage to your spouse is on reasonably good terms, there is no need for a divorce. Settling a divorce in court is a last resort after all other options.
Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. is an Orlando collaborative divorce attorneys are experienced with collaborative divorce. Our goal is to make sure our client’s needs are met. Our collaborative divorce attorneys ensure that the divorce process is as calm, rational, and mutually beneficial.
Do You Need a Collaborative Divorce?
There are several signs when a married couple would need a collaborative divorce:
- Has financial issues
- Is unable to resolve conflicts
- Does not have a shared vision of success
- Has differing priorities and interests
A traditional contested divorce is likely to compound these issues as well as turn old scars into new wounds. It may even worsen issues that were once resolved by creating new ultimatums. A traditional contested divorce is much more expensive than collaborative divorce and takes longer. It also leaves less room for agreed compromise, Traditional contested divorce is left out in the public view for all to see. The final decision is left in the hands of a complete stranger- the judge. Collaborative divorce seeks to solve disputes peacefully and with the consent of both parties. It avoids presenting shady or even falsely exaggerated evidence in the courtroom. Collaborative divorce avoids issues like cheapen the other party by painting them in the worst light.
The Collaborative Divorce Process
Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. aims to find a better alternative to divorce than the traditional contested method. The traditional method usually leaves both sides overwhelmed and disappointed. An attorney represents each side, and they and will enter a formal agreement. This agreement is regarding property distribution, child support and custody, and alimony. If an agreement cannot be reached without a mediator, the couple may agree to work through their differences in mediation, where a third neutral party will help reach a negotiation.