Illinois lawmakers are looking at changing how couples can get divorced or separated in the state. The two proposed bills would create the Uniform Collaborative Law Act, which allows couples to use collaborative practice during their divorce proceedings.
For some couples going through a divorce, the collaborative law process may be the most effective option. Collaborative divorce is a process involving both spouses their respective attorneys, and a team of several other specialists all working towards the same goal-to produce the most desirable outcome for both divorcing parties. Other specialists include divorce coaches, financial consultants, and child specialists. In opting for the collaborative divorce, there are several advantages to doing so: