Video: Collaborative Professionals Discuss New Collaborative Law & Rules

In the video below, from the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals, attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals discuss the new collaborative divorce statutes and rules:

The Collaborative Law Process Act, also known as the Collaborative Statute, created a privacy protection so that anything said within the collaborative process could not be used against a client in a subsequent litigation.

The Collaborative Law Rule of Professional Conduct holds collaborative attorneys to a higher standard than traditional divorce lawyers, while the Collaborative Family Law Rule of Procedure, among other things, specifies when collaborative cases begin and end and defines the interaction between the courts and the collaborative process.