Anyone in Austin has likely seen celebrities’ private family matters splashed across tabloid magazines. Your situation may be much different than a multi-million dollar Hollywood divorce. Still, the thought of your personal problems becoming public knowledge could keep you in an unhealthy relationship for much too long.
We know that your business is your business. We also understand that living in an unhappy home can be emotionally devastating to you and your kids. We believe that, with a little work, you and your spouse can reach an amicable resolution behind closed doors that keeps the spotlight off of your family.
Maintaining the utmost discretion
Most dissolutions involve making some of the most difficult decisions of a person’s life, and making those decisions under the pressure and scrutiny of a judge could yield disastrous results. Furthermore, avoiding open public disputes may help reduce the distress your kids might naturally experience in a divorce.
Reducing your emotional and financial costs
According to the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, children caught in open parental conflict have a higher chance of social problems, academic trouble, and at-risk behaviors. By avoiding the hostile nature of a typical divorce, you and your family may experience much less trauma than you expect. Less fighting also often leads to a quicker resolution that could save money better spent on your kids’ future.
Reaching a “win-win” solution
When you and your spouse sit down with us to negotiate your divorce, our focus is often on reaching the most mutually beneficial agreement possible. When you and your spouse stay at the table until you make a satisfactory arrangement, you could pave the way for an amicable future for your family while instilling the benefits of conflict resolution into your children.
We believe that a marriage dissolution should never be harder than it already is. For more information on the collaborative divorce process, please visit our webpage.