The Law Office of Patricia McCarthy is an advocate of the Collaborative Family Law approach to collaborative divorce. The aims to resolve disputes in an amicably manner without the need for litigation. This is similar to Alternative Dispute Resolution. As a client, you will find Patricia McCarthy and her staff work closely with you and your family to determine your priorities and create an effective plan for achieving your desired results. This collaboration method may also involve meeting with other experts, such as psychologists, family counselors, and financial advisers,. This collaborative method is why we can quickly resolve property and custody disputes with much less animosity.
This Collaborative Family Law approach encourages the lawyers on both side to work towards a resolution. This is because, if negotiations fail, by law, the attorneys cannot then represent the parties in litigation.