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Poughkeepsie Collaborative Divorce Attorney

Ready to Guide You Through the Legal Process

During a divorce, decisions must be made while emotions run high. Our experienced divorce attorneys at McCabe, Coleman, Ventosa & Patterson PLLC can help facilitate the decision-making process by encouraging a collaborative divorce approach, identifying issues, shepherding information and offering alternative solutions.

With 200 years of combined experience, our legal team can help you navigate the complexities of your case and help you obtain the best possible results in your case. Let our Poughkeepsie collaborative divorce lawyer help you start the next chapter of your life.

Contact us today at (845) 209-1355 for more information about our legal team. Serving clients in Poughkeepsie, Red Hook, Carmel, or Kingston, NY.

How We Can Help You

The firm often represents clients in matrimonial situations using the collaborative divorce model. In collaborative divorce, both parties and their attorneys sign a participation agreement agreeing to use their honest and best efforts to resolve matters without the use of litigation. The participants and the attorneys meet to discuss and resolve all issues with a focus on meeting the best interests of the parties in view of financial and personal realities.

In many instances of collaborative divorce there will be a team approach utilizing experts to help the parties and their attorneys analyze and determine issues, such as parenting, access and financial issues. During the process, each party is represented by an attorney to advise him or her of the legal implications of decisions and to draft and/or review final written agreements. During four-way meetings, the parties and the team professionals, collaborate in reaching a fair and equitable resolution.

Dan McCabe is a founding member and instructing attorney in the Hudson Valley Collaborative Divorce and Dispute Resolution Association, Ltd. and is a member of the IACP (International Academy of Collaborative Professionals)

When collaborative divorce is not an option, the firm’s divorce attorneys are also able to assist with divorce mediation, and, when necessary, divorce litigation.

Let Us Help You Get a Fresh Start Today

Divorce can be an emotionally overwhelming process, which is why we are here to protect your rights and best interests throughout the legal process. Do not hesitate to let us handle all the paperwork, negotiate with your spouse’s attorney, and make sure you get the most favorable outcome inside and outside the courtroom.

Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation to get started.

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