Collaborative Family Law In Miami, Florida
Divorce and other family law issues can be emotionally taxing and financially crippling. One way to reduce both the emotional toll and the cost is through effective use of collaborative family law.
The law office of Ronald H. Kauffman, A Professional Association, in Miami provides knowledgeable guidance in the area of collaborative family law. This approach provides an effective way to inject a sense of cooperation and open communication throughout the process. It is a proven means of producing long-term resolutions regarding key issues such as shared parenting, child support, spousal support and relocation.
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How It Works
In a Florida collaborative divorce, both parties agree to resolve all issues without litigating. Each party generally enlists the services of an attorney who protects his or her client’s interests while negotiating agreements. Issues are addressed in a series of meetings that involve both parties, their lawyers and, if necessary, other specially trained neutrals.
If a resolution cannot be reached in any area, both attorneys agree to withdraw from the case. They can help their clients find new representation, but they cannot represent those clients, even if a decision is made to use more traditional court proceedings.
The collaborative process relies on clear, comprehensive communication between both parties and their lawyers. Benefits include:
- Enhanced confidentiality regarding your agreements
- Both parties retain more control over the look and feel of their post-divorce lives
- Helps both parties maintain strong relationships with their children
- Reduced risk of a party not following through on a time-sharing or other agreement
- Generally costs less than resolving issues in court
Contact Ronald H. Kauffman
Ronald H. Kauffman has practiced law in Florida since 1993, and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1992. Additionally, Ron was admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the U.S. District Court for Southern District of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit.
After completing a judicial clerkship, Ron handled complex consumer protection and antitrust matters at the Federal Trade Commission before entering practice. He is board certified in marital and family law by the Florida Bar.
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There are a number of attorneys in South Florida, but only a handful are board certified in marital and family law by the Supreme Court of Florida and the Florida Bar. Ronald H. Kauffman is one of them.
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