Cooperative Divorce

Cooperative DivorceCooperative Divorce is a principle based process of handling a divorce which is settlement-based, but leaves open the possibility of litigation if  – and only if – absolutely necessary.

As its name suggests, cooperation is at the heart of the process. Both spouses and their attorneys commit in good faith to:

Advantages of Cooperative Divorce

What’s The Difference Between Cooperative and Collaborative Divorce?

Cooperative divorce is very different from collaborative divorce.

In collaborative divorce, parties who are unable to reach agreement despite their best efforts must terminate the proceeding and find new counsel, in essence starting over from scratch at great expense and loss of energy and time.

In cooperative divorce – if the cooperative attempt fails – both parties may retain their original attorneys and proceed to litigation.


If you have any questions about the cooperative divorce process, please feel free to contact Loeb & Herman at (414) 272-5632 or via e-mail.