Going through a separation or divorce is one of the most difficult things that can happen to a family. Unfortunately there will always be an element of pain, but the way in which you decide to deal with the relationship breakdown can go a long way to lessen the pain for all concerned; most importantly for any children involved.
There are alternatives to court-room confrontation. Amongst the options, Collaborative law puts you, the client, at the centre of the process. You, the client, set the agenda and agree the priorities. Above all you, the client, commit to finding amicable solutions. Separation is never easy, but finding an amicable solution is undoubtedly the best way to lessen the pain when a relationship breaks down for all concerned.