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Collaborative Divorce Lawyer in Lakeland 

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Choosing to end your marriage is no easy decision, but it is often the right decision for everyone involved. However, the divorce process can become emotionally charged and overwhelming. If you are ready to file for divorce, you need to speak with a seasoned collaborative divorce lawyer such as myself. I, Melissa A. Wilson, have been guiding countless couples through divorce for over 20 years. Should you choose to hire me as your legal advocate to help you with your divorce, you can be confident that I will be the strong voice of reason you need to help you make smart and level-headed decisions.

Dignified, amicable resolutions are possible in a divorce. As a collaborative divorce lawyer, I can help you reach that positive resolution. Call (863) 644-5566 to learn more in a FREE case evaluation!

Commonly Asked Questions

What is collaborative divorce?

Collaborative divorce is a process where both parties work together, with the help of their attorneys, to resolve issues outside of court. It focuses on reaching a mutually beneficial agreement without litigation.

Can I still use a collaborative divorce lawyer if my spouse is not cooperative?

Yes, you can still benefit from the guidance of a collaborative divorce lawyer even if your spouse is not fully cooperative. Your lawyer can help navigate challenging situations and advocate for your best interests.

What is the role of a collaborative divorce lawyer?

A collaborative divorce lawyer serves as a legal advocate and advisor, helping clients understand their rights, negotiate fair settlements, and work towards an amicable resolution. They prioritize peaceful conflict resolution.

How long does the collaborative divorce process take?

The duration of a collaborative divorce varies depending on the complexity of the issues involved and the willingness of both parties to cooperate. It can generally be a more efficient and cost-effective process compared to traditional litigation.

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What Are Some of the Benefits of a Collaborative Divorce? 

  • You'll Save Time - Since you don't have to wait for court dates, and since this is a non-hostile process that resolves relatively fast, you can move forward with your life quickly.
  • You'll Save Money - Going to trial can seriously drive up the costs of a divorce, and as your case drags on, your attorney fees also increase. A quicker divorce is a cheaper divorce.
  • You'll Have More Power Over the Results - Since this takes place is outside the courtroom, your fate is not in the hands of a judge, but in your hands and in the hands of your ex as you discuss the details of your future, with trained legal professionals to help facilitate negotiations.
  • You Can Enjoy a Greater Peace of Mind - A collaborative divorce spares you needless expenses and delays, while giving you control in the process. This all ads up to a more peaceful divorce and life after divorce.

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As your personal legal advocate, my mission is to lighten your load as much as possible so you can focus on spending time with your loved ones and on healing. To do this, I offer after-hour and emergency services for those who need to talk with me outside of normal business hours.

As a collaborative divorce attorney, I can help you resolve issues such as:

  • Child support
  • Child custody
  • Division of marital property

Whatever issues you face in your divorce, collaborative law gives you the opportunity to enter negotiations in a safe, non-combative atmosphere. Through an uncontested approach such as this, I have secured numerous successful outcomes for many of my past clients.

Call a Polk County Divorce Attorney with 20+ Years of Proven Results

My firm has an established reputation for providing high-quality legal representation. You don't have to face the future without any legal guidance. I am here to help you get past this life-changing moment. We offer services in English and Spanish.

Please call me at (863) 644-5566 to discuss the details of your divorce, in person or over the phone, during a free case evaluation.

  • Common Questions

    I understand that divorce law can be confusing and want to provide the resources you need to stay informed.

  • Collaborative Divorce

    If you and your future ex-spouse hope to avoid traumatic court disagreements, collaborative divorce is for you.

  • Same-Sex Divorce

    My dedicated team is proud to provide high-quality legal services to couples seeking same-sex divorce.

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