Client Responsibilities on a Team

YOU AND YOUR ROLE AS A TEAM MEMBER
In simple terms, the collaborative family law process is identified as two clients and two attorneys, bound by a formal agreement, who use a collaborative approach to avoid submitting contested issues to the court.

But collaborative practice at its best is a flexible process, relying on professionals from other disciplines as you need them. This team of people works together toward one goal: maximizing the benefit to your family.

In every Collaborative case, the client – you – are an integral part of the team, and this is because you and your spouse are the driving force behind the process. Your control over the process and the outcome is considerable.

Attorney Karyn Youso, JD discusses the client control and responsibility in the Collaborative approach