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Alternative Methods to Divorce in New Jersey | What to Know

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Alternative Methods to Divorce in New Jersey | What to Know

Many couples may seek methods outside of litigation when they are facing a divorce. Alternatives to court-based divorce allow spouses to come to a resolution without the need for a judge to determine the outcome on their behalf. To learn the different types of alternative divorce methods available in New Jersey, continue reading.

If you require assistance with your upcoming divorce, reach out to our dedicated New Jersey divorce attorney today. We are prepared to walk you through each step of the process ahead, no matter the circumstances of your divorce. We want each of our clients to achieve the best possible outcome of their divorce. Here are some questions you may have about alternative divorce methods:

What is divorce mediation?

Mediation is conducted outside of the courtroom and allows for a more informal and relaxed environment that many couples may favor over litigation. Mediation allows both spouses to have their voices heard. Mediation involves an unbiased third party who will negotiate the terms of the divorce. The third party will assist both spouses in reaching a compromise that will benefit both parties. This can often be concluded in a few sessions.

What is collaborative divorce?

Collaborative divorce is an alternative divorce method that may be chosen by spouses because it gives them the time and power over their divorce matters. A collaborative divorce includes both spouses signing a form that states that they are willing to make the process work. The process will include a team of unbiased specialists who will assist the spouses in coming to a conclusion on the terms of their divorce outside of the courtroom. The following experts may be involved in a collaborative divorce:

  • Psychologists
  • Medical experts
  • Financial experts

The above experts and specialists will provide additional insights into the logistics of each divorce matter. This process will allow both parties to come to a conclusion and compromise to benefit both parties.

If you have any concerns or additional questions about these alternative divorce methods, do not hesitate to reach out to our experienced New Jersey divorce attorney. Our legal team at Ross & Calandrillo, LLC will assist you in deciding which divorce method may be best for you.

To get started with our team, reach out to our attorney today. To learn more about our service and how we can assist you, contact our firm today to schedule your initial consultation. We are here to help.

Contact our Firm

Ross and Calandrillo, LLC is a full-service divorce, family, and real estate law firm located in Mountainside, New Jersey. For strong legal representation in all of your divorce or family law matters, contact Ross and Calandrillo, LLC to schedule a consultation.

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Our firm believes that exploring alternatives to litigation can greatly benefit our client. Our firm’s established mediation practice can help you resolve family law issues more efficiently, amicably and at a lower cost. If you are interested in knowing more about our mediation services, contact the firm to discuss your situation.

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– Nestor –

“Robyn navigated me through a difficult period and explained every piece of the process in great detail along the way. I know in the end...”

– Clarissa –

“Robyn Ross handled my two cases and won both, her passion and expertise was beyond a 5-star rating. She communicated with me through both cases...”

– Abdul –

“Liz represented me throughout a long and difficult divorce process. She was a godsend. Her knowledge, compassion, dedication, and commitment are unparalleled. I can not...”

– Peter –

“The hardest part of going through a divorce or separation is the children. I’m so thankful that I had this firm represent my case. Ross...”

– Paula –

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