Collaborative Practice Marin

Map of the Collaborative Process

Stage 5: Memorializing Agreement, Implementation and Final Debriefing


  • Draft agreement(s) and ensure parties’ understanding
  • Sign agreement(s)
  • Implement agreement(s)
  • Final party-professional and team debriefing
  • Complete IACP data collection and any practice group data collection

Typical Chronology:

  • Attorneys meet to prepare agreement(s) and any court/auxiliary paperwork such as deeds, QDROs
  • Attorneys meet with parties (and coaches) to review paperwork
  • Team phone conference before joint meeting to prepare agenda, prepare for any final challenges
  • 4-6 way to execute paperwork, create implementation and follow-up plans, and closing ritual if desired
  • Minutes reflecting implementation and follow-up plan circulated
  • Attorneys assist parties in carrying out implementation plan
  • Final party-professional debriefing
  • Final team debriefing and completion of IACP/practice group surveys

About Collaborative Practice Marin

CPM is a community of legal, mental health and financial professionals working together to create client-centered processes for resolving conflict.  We are located in Marin County, California. 

Why Collaborative Divorce?

“Divorce is never easy but the collaborative process made mine bearable.  I had more control and therefore less stress and anxiety because I had an active role.”


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