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Colette qualified as a Solicitor in 1986 and has over 30 years experience in dealing with all aspects of relationship breakdown.
Colette trained as a Collaborative Family Lawyer in 2007 and has considerable experience of working with clients using the Collaborative Law Process.
Colette believes that although you may be finding it difficult to come to terms with the end of your relationship and indeed, may feel that you have no choice about it, you do have a choice about how you deal with matters whether they relate to financial matters, arrangements for your children or how you manage your relationship with your ex-partner during what is likely to be a challenging and upsetting time.
Colette’s aim, which is at the heart of every discussion that she will have with you, is to help you to see that you do have choices and that no matter how desperate you feel at the beginning of your journey there is light at the end of the tunnel.
Colette believes that going to Court to resolve disagreements between you and your partner about the arrangements for your children and/or financial matters should be your last resort. Colette will explore with you all of the options that are available to help you to reach agreement with your partner without the need to go to Court wherever possible.
The benefit of you and your partner reaching agreement is that it is highly likely to result in both of you being able to move on with your lives without bitterness and if you have children, to continue to work together as parents despite the end of your relationship.
After 30+ years of being a Family Lawyer Colette is acutely aware that sometimes it is just not possible to reach agreement. If that turns out to be the case then Colette will not shy away from using the Court process in order to achieve the best outcome for you and your family.
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