A Passion for Family and Collaborative Law and Nearly 35 Years of Experience
If you have looked into Collaborative Law by browsing this website or another source, you may understand that, generally, Collaborative Law is used to facilitate the dissolution of marriage. What is sometimes less clear is that it can also be used to resolve all other family law disputes.
I am Cincinnati, Ohio, lawyer Maury White and I have practiced Collaborative Law since 2000. I do not practice Collaborative Law “when possible” I believe so strongly in the advantages of Collaborative Law that I use it almost exclusively when helping couples and families resolve differences (the exception is mediation, which is sometimes advantageous in particular situations or when couples have non-Collaborative attorneys). Collaboration and mediation work for unmarried parents as well as those who are married. I have handled hundreds of cases involving:
When You’re Unsure of Your Course, an Evaluation May Provide Direction
Historically, litigation has been the “default” for most family law disagreements. There are, however, a variety of options for families struggling with family issues; these include arbitration, litigation, mediation and the Collaborative Process.
An early neutral evaluation may help you make an informed choice and help you meet the needs of yourself, your children and your spouse. Acting as a non-binding neutral evaluator I can investigate your case and provide both spouses with an unbiased evaluation, which includes a recommendation regarding how to proceed.
Please see my page on Collaborative Law versus traditional litigation for more information.