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addaword.gifdefinition of collaborative divorce

noun
a new form of divorce which involves cooperative rather than adversarial strategies in resolving the parties’ conflicts
The big bright line that makes collaborative divorce different is that each party signs agreements that state, should the negotiations fail, it is understood that the attorneys can no longer represent them nor be called in to testify in litigation.
Submitted on 18/08/2009 10:52:00
Definition of collaborative divorce from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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