The Six Major Stages of the Divorce Process
In person, David will provide a comprehensive outline detailing the specifics for the six stages. The following is a very brief summary.
DETERMINATION OF COURSE OF ACTION:
Have you consulted with a professional therapist and/or counselor?
Are you sure Separation and Divorce is what you want?
STRATEGIZE SEPARATION PROCESS
The second stage is crucial. It involves extensive preparation for the announcement of the separation.
David will prepare everything from your finances, budgets, securing documentation, selecting the right lawyer for you, formulating strategies for safety of your children, protecting your reputation and career and much more.
David will strategize according to your personal circumstance. You will be trained extensively how to communicate, minimizing conflict and ensuring you don’t expose yourself to court sanctions.
David’s planning and experience will guide you with confidence. Upon announcing your separation, you will be thoroughly prepared in all areas.
INITIATING SEPARATION DIVORCE PROCESS
The third stage involves a final preparation for the “discussion”, combined with exactly what to do afterward.
David will discuss in person and extensive list including: family support, counselling, how and when to tell the children, sleeping arrangements, managing your career and a litany of other exceedingly important items.
MOVING THE PROCESS FORWARD
DEALING WITH PRACTICALITIES
There is a great deal of work involved in the fundamentals of completing the separation process. Negotiated settlements will involve financial reviews, child parenting agreements, schedules etc.
This is the most contentious of all stages, often leading to lengthy, expensive court battles. Communication skills, combined with effective and creative strategy are the keys to success. David’s guidance and experience will help avoid much of the acrimony and bitterness that typically occurs. David’s acumen and personal manner is second to none, achieving the greatest success possible.
HIGH CONFLICT SEPARATIONS - DIVORCE JIU JITSU
High Conflict scenarios are cause for great concern. David’s exceptional experience in negotiation, combined with an extensive knowledge of security related matters at the highest level will effectively manage any situation.
The safety and security of each client, their children and relatives is paramount. Every contingency will be covered to ensure safety.
POST-SEPARATION LIVING ACCOMMODATIONS
Life will continue regardless of the process. It’s essential to ensure a non confrontational transfer of children. Family vacations and celebrations will need specific agreements to be completed. You will move forward with your career and personal interests, including re-entering the dating world.
David will guide you through each stage, ensuring you maintain your children’s health , and successfully move forward with your own.
FINAL AGREEMENTS COMPLETE
The final stage is the complete division of assets, the divorce decree and moving forward with your future.
Often, though the divorce is complete, the conflict is not. This requires the unique skills of a specialist in conflict management and resolve the issues.
David’s ultimate goal is for clients to happily / successfully move forward in life with new hopes and dreams. Particularly where children are involved, i’'s essential for their sake to ensure there is a strong co-parenting relationship established.
Speaking from personal experience, as a father of two young children, one with special needs:
“Everything you do right together as co-parents, the children benefit immensely from, while everything you do wrong or fail to do together, they lose out and pay a terrible price for.”
There should be nothing you aren’t prepared to do for your children. Their health and well being is paramount. David is completely committed to working with you through each and every part of the process, to ensure you succeed.