Couples sit together and agree on a divorce settlement
Couples hire neutral professionals to assist with negotiation
Each Party has own lawyer, couple has neutral Divorce Coach, Financial Advisor and Child Specialist
Court makes a decision on the outcome
Couple in charge of outcome
Court in charge of outcome
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