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Even using collaborative law may not be enough to save the house

The real estate market in British Columbia inflated beyond anyone's expectations recently, and home values are at historic highs. For some homeowners, it's like a dream come true. For those men and women going through a divorce, however, it may not be such good news. Even in a non-confrontational divorce using collaborative law, it might not be possible to hang on to the marital home.

Effective co-parenting can begin with a collaborative law divorce

The dream for many men and women in British Columbia is to marry, raise children and live happily ever after with their family. For some, however, the dream does not last. A divorce may mean the end of the family unit as it was, but it doesn't have to mean the end of good child rearing or a positive family dynamic. By starting from a nonconfrontational position, perhaps through a collaborative law approach to the divorce, parents can build a new family based on cooperation, and placing the child's needs first.