We sign an agreement at the beginning of the process that says we will not end up in court. This commitment is fully understood by you and your partner as well as every member of our team. It means we concentrate on helping you find the solutions for your future so you do not end
English law and the Court system has a set of rigid rules and regulations into which families must fit for their cases to be resolved if they can't resolve them themselves. In a typical divorce there is a Petitioner who brings the case and a Respondent. The Petitioner has to apportion blame for either unreasonable
Team Collaboration is where a group of different professionals (i.e. accountants, independent financial advisors, solicitors, psychologists) come together with the single aim of helping you through your divorce, without going to court. At Painless Divorce we are team collaboration specialists. We integrate our skills and knowledge so that you get instant access to the information
Mediators are trained to mediate, and their code of practice states that they are unable to give you advice. This is the case even if the mediator is a family solicitor. Consequently, if you go through the mediation process, both of you will still need to consult solicitors to get advice as to whether or
A traditional collaborative divorce service is where two collaboratively trained family lawyers work with you in a co-operative way to help you reach decisions together. Unfortunately experience shows that a large percentage of traditional collaborative divorces break down and couples still end up in court. The reason for this is because the dispute resolution expertise
Unlike most divorce services we give you access to people with specialist training in child development issues. Children of different ages will require different types and amounts of information and we will help you through this. We also help you agree and test your first parenting plan as separated parents.
We have audio and video interviews of clients who have successfully completed a Painless Divorce. We can show you these at our first meeting. As you will appreciate, due to the confidential and private nature of divorce, it is against our ethics to forward details of our clients.
This is normal. The end of any relationship will include a breakdown of trust. We work in a way that is focused on looking for the things that you both agree on first and then tackling your differences.
No problem! We give you suggestions but it’s up to you to choose from our roster of trained professionals who you think will best suit your needs.
Our team is sensitive to the needs of both of you. With permission, we will invite your partner to have an informal, ‘no strings attached’ discussion with us so he or she can make an informed decision as to the benefits of a Painless Divorce.