Collaborative Law is a voluntary dispute resolution process in which parties settle without resorting to litigation. The collaboratively trained attorney’s focus is on helping her client come to agreement.
Mediation is a process whereby an attorney-mediator or neutral third party works with the individuals to help them discuss their situation and move toward a mutually acceptable resolution.
Litigation is a process by which parties use the court process to settle a dispute. The litigation process is used when parties cannot resolve the issues through any other process.