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16 Jan 17 #487515 by AC234
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I saw an article in the Guardian at the weekend (www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/ja...-to-friendly-divorce) which mentions using a Divorce Negotiator. I wondered has anyone used this service and if so how did it go?

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16 Jan 17 #487529 by LittleMrMike
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I haven't heard of a ' divorce negotiator ' although I can't see a problem why anyone going through divorce should not engage some help, though it's usually done through solicitors or mediators.

What qualifications do these people have though ? Any negotiator must be aware of the general principles of financial settlements.

I don't know if you are referring to ' collaborative law ' which is a
different matter altogether. Some years ago this was seen as the future, but there are potential disadvantages with it.

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16 Jan 17 #487531 by Bubblegum11
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Ah yes... I read that article. Talk about rubbing salt in the wounds of those going through expensive acrimonious divorces.

I don't really see how the negotiator is any different from a solicitor who offers mediation. I guess they must offer a non biased view and are instructed by both parties. But I don't see why one couldn't achieve the same outcome through mediation if the parties are on reasonably good terms.

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17 Jan 17 #487551 by dukey
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Buyer beware as usual, who are they?, are they insured?, legally qualified?, and on it goes.

Its not a protected term like police person, or doctor.

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