Alternatives to Painful Litigation Collaborative Law
When you are facing a divorce, the way that you resolve
the financial and/or custody disputes will affect you and your family members for the rest
of your lives.
Judith focuses her divorce law practice on alternative
dispute resolution methods (ADR), such as Mediation (link to Mediation page) and
Collaborative Law, in an effort to help her clients avoid costly and bitter disputes and
reach resolutions, which work best for the entire family.
Using a Collaborative Law approach, you decide FOR
YOURSELF, but NOT BY YOURSELF. The parties in a collaborative proceeding both hire
specially trained Collaborative Law lawyers.
If you choose the Collaborative Law process, both you and
your spouse will meet together with your collaborative attorneys in a series of settlement
meetings with the goal of reaching a joint agreement regarding all matters related to the
You can also jointly hire financial advisors, mental
health counselors and others to provide a team of caring professionals who can help both
of you focus on what is best for your family as a whole, creating a win-win situation for
Overall, the Collaborative Law process offers an optimal
environment to help you reach custody and parenting decisions in the best interests of
your children and to reach financial agreements which will work best for you and your
family now and in the future.
Judith C. Nesburn has been trained in and lectured
extensively on the application of the Collaborative Law and Mediation
approaches to divorce and family law disputes. Both methods are
respectful processes that leave the decision-making where it should be with the
families and not with the courts. She has also helped many couples use the Collaborative
Process to enter into Premarital
Agreements and Same-Sex
Agreements avoiding the pitfalls of adversarial negotiation during this
challenging time in their lives.
The combination of her legal expertise in divorce
agreements and her prior years of experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker uniquely
qualifies Judith as an effective advocate and compassionate ally for her family law
Judith C. Nesburn to discuss how you can use Mediation or a Collaborative Law approach to
resolve the issues in your divorce or family law matter.
|Attorney Judith C. Nesburn has been practicing law since
1986, representing individuals throughout the Greater Los Angeles area in divorce and
family law disputes. The combination of her legal expertise and her prior years of
experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker uniquely qualifies Judith as an effective
advocate and compassionate ally for her family law clients. Please contact Judith to discuss how you can use Mediation or
a Collaborative Law approach to resolve your divorce and family law matters.