Helping clients successfully transition through divorce and custody conflicts by guiding them in a dignified and confidential process that protects their children and their assets.
In light of her pursuit of more humane models to resolve conflict within families, it is not surprising that Ms. Wright chose to be in the first group of Texas attorneys trained in Collaborative Law in 2001 under the tutelage of Stu Webb and Pauline Tesler, who originally developed the collaborative concept. She has also participated in advanced training with nationally recognized trainer and collaborative attorney Chip Rose, and is a charter and founding member of the Collaborative Law Alliances of both Rockwall and Collin County.
What is Collaborative Law?
Collaborative law is the newest divorce dispute-resolution model. In collaborative law, both parties to the divorce retain separate, specially trained lawyers whose only job is to help them settle the case. Most collaborative cases also include in the team approach a collaboratively trained financial professional and communication leader. All participants agree to work together respectfully, honestly, and in good faith to try to find win-win solutions to the legitimate needs of both parties. Four creative minds work together to devise individualized settlement scenarios. No one may go to court, or even threaten to do so, and if that should occur, the collaborative law process terminates and both lawyers are disqualified from any further involvement in the case. Parties may also chose to involve neutral allied professionals, such as accountants and mental health professionals, who are trained in the collaborative model.
To learn more about this new and less adversarial approach to divorce, view Handbook for Clients and Online Collaborative Divorce Resources for more detailed information and FAQs about Collaborative Divorce.