|In a collaborative divorce, either one or both spouses can have their own attorney, but both sides work together to reach an agreement on all issues of the divorce. A collaborative divorce is most easily achieved with an attorney who is a certified mediator and promotes a collaborative process when litigation can be avoided.
|In a mediated divorce, a certified mediator is hired to act as a neutral person to help the parties reach an agreement–the mediator doesn’t represent or advise either spouse. Either party may retain an attorney to advise them throughout mediation and to review the proposed final agreement.
|A divorce in Arizona encompasses a multitude of issues such as: