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Divorce is a painful and emotionally stressful time for everyone. That's way more couples are turning to a new and different approach. A highly trained team of professionals work together with you to develop a fair, open and child centered resolution. This team consists of collaborative attorneys, financial neutrals, child specialists, and divorce coaches.

Collaborative Divorce is designed to:

  1. Encourage good-faith negotiations and constructive communication
  2. Avoid going to court
  3. Allow couples to reach their own agreement
  4. Promote full and open disclosure
  5. Reduce time and cost
  6. Preserve privacy
  7. Promote positive co-parenting

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Laurie Schmitt of Schmitt Law, PLLC is a West Michigan family law attorney specializing in collaborative divorce as well as separation, divorce, child custody and support, paternity, and other family law litigation. She is licensed by Michigan State Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, and has extensive advanced training in divorce mediation and collaborative divorce. Contact Laurie at (616) 608-4634 for a confidential consultation.