Collaborative family team members often include : Lawyers with specialized training in the collaborative divorce process.
- A professional coach that has training in communication facilitation whose job it is to look after the emotional well-being of the participants and make sure there is minimal damage and disruption.
- A child psychologist or specialist that looks after the needs and future development of the children (if there are children involved).
- An accountant or financial advisor that has training in areas such as asset valuations, cash flow, and the tax implications of various income and asset structures.
- An attorney who specializes in retirement plans such as pensions, 401ks, and other similar investments to determine the valuations and tax implications of such plans.
- An appraiser that is an expert in determining the value of real estate and other property.