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Finding a Better Way, Together


A Different Way Forward

At Family Diplomacy, we do things differently.  Our goals are to protect your privacy, encourage respectful cooperation, and work efficiently for you. We want you to rest assured that you will be in a safe place with a steady hand who will help you move on to the next stage of your life.  That is why we are proud to be one of the first family law firms in the Tampa Bay area to practice exclusively in private dispute resolution with a focus on Collaborative Law. Collaborative Law is a next-generation and holistic family law process that brings together family members to respectfully negotiate resolutions.

No court battles. No power struggles. No Dirty Trial Tactics.  Just Solutions.

Whether you are facing an action for divorce, paternity, child support, LGBT mattersadoption, name change, relocation, or modification of a final judgment, we are here to help you move forward in your life, provide you with sound advice, and restore peace and stability as quickly and painlessly as possible.

Sound Advice Giving You Peace of Mind

You can feel confident knowing that Family Diplomacy founder Adam B. Cordover will use his experience and leadership in the collaborative community to tailor a plan that works for your family. Adam is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator and leading Collaborative Attorney.  He is a founder and principal of the Tampa Bay Collaborative Trainers and trains lawyers, psychologists, therapists, accountants, and financial planners to become Collaborative Family Law Professionals.  He is co-author of an upcoming American Bar Association book on Building a Successful Collaborative Law Practice.  Adam is Immediate Past President of Next Generation Divorce, growing it to become the largest interdisciplinary collaborative practice group in Florida.  He is on the Executive Board of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and a member of the Research Committee of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

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"After the most remarkable divorce I ever sat through was done, everyone stepped out the courthouse doors into the sun for a few more arm-in-arm pictures in front of the statue of Lady Justice. Then the just-unmarried couple said goodbye and walked off their separate ways."


From a recent Tampa Bay Times column describing a Collaborative Divorce case involving Adam B. Cordover. Find out how Collaborative Family Law can benefit your family.