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Dear Attorneys,


I started the collaborative process for my pending divorce, but I’m not happy. We’ve been going at this for months and I feel like we have not made any progress. Can I just stop the process and pursue litigation?




Done Deliberating


Dear Done,


It’s always disappointing when a process you have started does not work out. The collaborative process can be great, but is certainly not for everyone. You should consult with your individual attorney and review what you have already accomplished. Your attorney will likely be honest with you about whether or not you have made significant progress and whether  you should try to move forward to finalize it, or, in the alternative, if the process is stalled, he or she may actually recommend that you cease the process and commence litigation. Make sure that you understand the pros, cons, and of course, any potential delays that this may cause in your matter.


Wolf & Shore Law Group is here to help you make your collaborative divorce matters easier, not harder.  Ever argue with a woman? Let Wolf & Shore Law Group go to work for you. Call us at 203.745.3151 or email us at


Very Truly Yours,

Wolf & Shore Law Group

*The situations represented in our Dear Attorneys column are entirely fictional and any resemblance to a specific case is unintentional. We cannot, and will not, offer legal advice to anyone who is not a client. However, if you do have questions or concerns, you should contact an attorney at your convenience.

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