Collaborative Family Law is a way of practicing law where lawyers for the parties in a family law matter assist their clients in resolving conflict using cooperative strategies, rather than adversarial techniques and litigation. The emphasis of Collaborative Family Law is to achieve a satisfactory settlement in an efficient, cooperative manner.
If the parties are unable to reach a settlement using this approach, the collaborative lawyers withdraw from the case and the parties are free to retain trial lawyers to pursue their matter in court.
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How do I know if I should take my case to court? What are the alternatives?
The following video was made available through the Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick and Family Law NB.