Collaborative Divorce Team (02:56)
Coach Cathy Heenan facilitates a meeting with Dan and Rachel's lawyers Rita Pollak and Sean O'Leary, and financial advisor Susan Miller. Pollak discusses building trust with Dan; O'Leary wants to create reasonable timeline expectations for Rachel.
Divorce Process Advocate (02:52)
Heenan discusses meeting with Dan and Rachel, and reflects on their constructive co-parenting style. She anticipates managing emotional intensity and welcomes team input on facilitating communication.
Neutral Financial Advisor (02:45)
Miller discusses her role in the collaborative divorce proceedings. She has been helping Rachel understand her financial situation. Dan has a better grasp of the numbers, but Rachel is more emotionally prepared for divorce.
Feedback Mechanism (06:07)
Heenan, Miller, O'Leary and Pollak agree to communicate via phone between meetings, provide constructive feedback, and notify the team if they cannot make deadlines. They also agree on a meeting format and how to keep Miller up to date.
Client Confidentiality (02:49)
Heenan, Miller, O'Leary and Pollack agree to send an email to schedule a conference call on sensitive issues. Dan and Rachel's attorneys will not share sensitive information without client consent. Heenan concludes the meeting.
Credits: Building the Collaborative Team—Collaborative Divorce and Alternative Dispute Resolution (01:09)
Credits: Building the Collaborative Team—Collaborative Divorce and Alternative Dispute Resolution
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