Anne Cameron Mediation
Utah Collaborative Divorce
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What is Collaborative Divorce?
Collaborative Divorce is an emotionally safe way to divorce or resolve custody cases with no risk of going to court. Collaborative Divorce puts the family in charge of the outcome, not a judge.
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Helping Transform the Practice of Dispute Resolution with Collaborative Divorce
Resolve Divorce and Custody Issues With Confidence
Divorce is one of the toughest things a family can go through, especially when there are children involved. At Cameron Law, I am dedicated to providing families with education about reduced-conflict solutions that can be used as alternatives to traditional litigation. Cameron Law also provides criminal defense and the management of protective orders and stalking injunctions.
In addition to advocating for clients, Cameron Law provides 2-hour reduced fee Divorce Consultation Sessions for individuals or couples contemplating divorce who seek education about the divorce process and the issues in their case.
Four minute video https://www.collaborativepractice.com/file/1240
About Collaborative Family Law and Collaborative Divorce
Collaborative family law and Collaborative Divorce can reduce the negative impact that divorce, paternity issues, and child custody conflicts can have on children and community relationships, and reduce the costs commonly associated with divorce. Collaborative family lawyers provide support to the family as a whole by decreasing tensions while the family changes into a new format and structure.
How to Control the Cost of Your Divorce?
Divorce is expensive in many ways, not just financially. I have been working with families, either advocating for one side or the other in Court, or working with the family with a Collaborative Team in the Collaborative Divorce process, since 2007. I have witnessed the costs of divorce, most of which are hidden and not discussed or considered when entering into a divorce or “uncoupling” of a relationship. Going to Court is very expensive, both financially and emotionally, for everyone involved in the divorce and even those people not directly involved in the Court hearing. Focusing primarily on Collaborative Divorce allows me to help families control the cost of the divorce, financially, emotionally, and energetically.
The most common discussion about the cost of divorce centers around the financial cost of divorce; things like attorney’s fees, alimony, Child Support, property settlement, and dividing bank and retirement accounts. There are other costs of divorce that don’t get as much attention when the story of the divorce is retold for friends and family – those are the hidden costs of divorce, things like the toll divorce takes on your children, your emotions, your health, your energy, your relationships with others, and how divorce can completely interrupt your life. The hidden costs of divorce may be more disruptive and damaging than the financial cost of divorce.
Collaborative Divorce and Family Law takes those hidden costs into account and respects them as a family goes through a divorce or uncoupling. The Collaborative Team (attorneys, divorce coach/child specialist/mental wellness professional, financial professional, etc.) are trained and educated to pay attention to all the costs of divorce, and to help the family pay attention to them as well by keeping interactions non-confrontational and non-adversarial. Collaborative Professionals help keep the focus on the interests of the family and their future rather than spending time, money, and energy in Court and slinging mud at the other side. Collaborative Professionals help control the obvious (financial) and hidden costs of divorce by staying focused on conversations and tasks that help maximize the best possible outcome for all family members.
Mediation Services and Collaborative Solutions
Focusing on Family Law
Resolutions for all of Utah
Mediation and Collaborative Solutions to Legal Issues
Why Turn to Me
Collaborative family law and Collaborative Divorce is a formal, legal, and recognized way to resolve divorce or family law issues. I am a trained professional at Cameron Law in Park City, Utah who helps to reduce conflicts while a family is going through divorce or custody arrangements.
Agreements are made using a transparent process (open sharing of information between both sides). This process removes the option of going to court and having a judge decide on how your family will move forward.
I am trained as a collaborative professional and can help families move through difficult transitions with reduced conflict and hostility. I put the needs of the families and children first.
For more than 10 years, I have seen divorce and how it impacts families and communities every day. I believe that collaborative family law can be the answer for many families. Children of divorce suffer more than anyone realizes, and traditional divorce does nothing to protect them from trauma. Collaborative family law is focused on saving children from the conflict that is between their parents.
This 5-minute video shows what divorce is like for many children and why I am such advocates for collaborative resolutions. Please take 5 minutes to watch it if you are contemplating divorce.
Learn more about Collaborative Family Law and Collaborative Divorce by watching this video from the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals:
The IACP Knowledge Kit is a great quick reference
Why Choose Collaborative Divorce?
With Collaborative Divorce, you can:
Single Sitting Divorce Consultation
Cameron Law now provides a comprehensive 2-hour Single Session Divorce Consultation for individuals or couples contemplating divorce, separation, or child custody issues.
A Divorce Consultation Session includes discussion and education on the following topics:
• Child Custody, Parent Time, and Child Support
• Financial posture and potential resolutions
• Alimony and Child Support education and preview
• Division of assets, including real property, automobiles and vehicles, furnishings, and other personal property
• Divorce Options including traditional litigation (Court), mediation, and Collaborative Law
• Help with the Online Court Assistance Forms
• Divorce Forms and Worksheets
• Referrals for Divorce Professionals including attorneys, financial advisors, therapists, and child specialists.
Consultation Sessions are 2 hours for $500.
Document drafting for stipulated divorces $295/hr. (average time to draft documents when terms of agreement provided is 4 hours)
Follow up Consultation Sessions available.