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Amicable Split: 'Collaborative divorce' could lessen fights and costs

By Vanessa McCray 
Article from the Record Eagle in Traverse City, Michigan
August 22, 2009

Is there a nicer way to get divorced?

Breaking up is hard to do, but some local experts think collaborative divorce could be a better way for some married couples to officially split.

http://www.record-eagle.com/northernliving/local_story_234195128.html

Don't litigate, collaborate 

By Rachel Brougham
Special to the Charlevoix Courier, Charlevoix, MI
 
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

While divorce is never easy, there is a new place for those dealing with the issue to turn for support and guidance.

http://www.charlevoixcourier.com/articles/2009/10/20/news/doc4ade134391d72908237036.prt

Aiming for Civilized Divorce: Collaborative process attempts to avoid battling it out in court"

By Jameson Cook
The Macomb Daily Staff Writer
Monday, March 1, 2010

Sarah," a 47-year-old Troy woman, wanted her divorce to go as smoothly as possible for her family, especially her children. She contacted multiple "litigating attorneys" but was turned off by their adversarial philosophy and relatively high retainer fee.

http://www.macombdaily.com/articles/2010/03/01/news/srv0000007722032.txt

A new approach to divorce: Collaborative Law brings team of professionals together to help family

By Mardi Suhs
Cadillac News
Monday, January 31st, 2011

http://www.cadillacnews.com/other_story/?story_id=1791137&year=2011&issue=20110131