National Association of Collaborative Professionals


What is Collaborative divorce?

Collaborative Divorce is an interdisciplinary team approach to dispute resolution in which the parties, their lawyers, and the collaborative team commits to work cooperatively to reach a divorce settlement. The team includes a mental health practitioner as well as a neutral financial professional.

The collaborative team members are all trained in the process of collaborative divorce. The collaborative divorce offers a contained and healing process on how to end a marriage fairly and inexpensively.


What is the NACP?

Following from this, these practitioners have formed an association of collaborative professionals, the National Association of Collaborative Professionals (NACP). The NACP aims to promote collaborative divorce and to train other interested professionals in the theory underpinning behind the process


Most Recent Information and News

Important Talking Points for the First Meeting

Goals: Working together toward resolution, Staying out of court and Respecting both parties' goals. What does that mean? Good faith negotiation, Marketplace bargaining v. interest based/values based negotiations and No threat of cour.


Tips for successful mediation

Employment lawyers don’t spend all their time in court, or acting as counsel to employers and employees. We also enjoy the opportunity to take on the role of an objective third party whose goal is to assist in dispute resolution.


All civil disputes set for mediation- judiciary

The Judiciary has announced plans to enhance mediation as a leading strategy to deal with all civil disputes filed in courts in order to fight case backlog. Speaking at the opening of a weeklong training of judicial officers in Kampala yesterday.


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