Collaborative law

Collaborative divorce law helps people reach a divorce settlement without going to court. Our expert divorce solicitors can guide you through the process.

Sally Powell, Bishop's Stortford
Sally Powell, family law specialist in Bishops Stortford

Collaborative law divorce lawyers: Expert legal advice

Tees’ expert divorce solicitors advise on divorce settlements, financial provision for children, and property and inheritance issues. The Tees team has the practical experience to guide you through any situation, no matter how complex. You can count on us to listen to you at every step, so that you get the best possible result.

What are the benefits of collaborative law in divorce?

The main benefit of collaborative law is that it means you won’t have to go to court to get a divorce or for a decision to be made. Collaboration gives you control of a process where each side works together to reach a result you are both happy with. Collaborative solicitors are trained to reduce conflict and help you talk face to face with your former partner.

Fixed-Fee collaborative divorce solicitors

Tees offers collaborative law with a fixed-fee pricing structure. This helps you keep costs down and concentrate on the issues that really matter.

We’re here to help

If you want a lawyer to take a closer look at your situation,  our family and divorce lawyers are based in:

  • Cambridgeshire: Cambridge
  • Essex: Brentwood, Chelmsford, and Saffron Walden
  • Hertfordshire: Bishop's Stortford and Royston 

But we can help you wherever you are in England and Wales.

Call our specialist solicitors on 0808 231 1320

Collaborative divorce FAQs

What does collaborative divorce mean?

Collaborative divorce is when a divorcing couple use a divorce solicitor who specialises in collaborative law. It is an alternative to going to court, and couples who choose collaborative divorce make a commitment not to go to court.

How does collaborative divorce work?

Collaborative divorce begins with you, your partner and your solicitors signing a 'participation agreement’. A participation agreement is a legally binding document to say that you will all work together and come to a final agreement on your divorce. Your solicitors will work as a team to guide you through discussions (called four-way meetings), giving you advice, making suggestions, testing options and steering you towards an agreement. Other expert advisers might also be able to attend the meeting to give extra assistance.

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We understand your situation and our expert team are here to help

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