Why a Collaborative Divorce Makes Financial SenseAugust 19, 2013 – In The News
David Rasner was quoted in the U.S. News & World Report article, "Why a Collaborative Divorce Makes Financial Sense." While the full text can be found in the August 19, 2013, issue of U.S. News & World Report, a synopsis is noted below.
For couples ready to part ways, a collaborative divorce, where partners work together to settle on terms of the divorce, could be a more affordable option.
Collaborative divorce, however, is not for everyone. Each party has its own lawyers, but the idea is that the lawyers and their clients will work and meet together to reach a harmonious settlement.
Not all attorneys are sold on the idea, including David Rasner, co-chair of Fox’s Family Law Group.
“I have always felt that the term collaborative divorce is artificial and designed as a marketing tool to attract clients,” Rasner says. “Lawyers are either cooperative and goal-oriented or not.”
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