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Collaborative Family Law


The system is set up so that someone “wins” and someone “loses” and each attorney works diligently so that his or her client is the winner. Ultimately, it is the Court that is the final decision maker.

Collaborative family law offers another option for divorcing couples as an alternative to going to court. In collaborative family law, you, as the divorcing couple, make all of the decisions. You are guided and supported by your lawyer and have the option of other professionals including financial experts, life coaches and mental health experts, as part of the team, all of whom have specialized training in the collaborative family law approach.

The Rufner Law Firm has over 50 years legal experience in the state of Colorado and is in the forefront of the collaborative family law movement. If you are interested in divorcing with integrity, respect, and cooperation, collaborative family law may be right for you.