"A relationship breakdown is a difficult, and in my case due to the nature of the breakdown, a very emotional period. As we all know, the written word whether email, text or letter can be misconstrued in many ways. The collaborative process allows all parties equal opportunity to speak and make their feelings known without misinterpretation. It’s not easy, especially being in the same room with someone you may never want to see again, but I also believe that with the help of Lisa Grimmett, my Collaborative lawyer, and Liz her assistant, I have been able to face the future, and move forward both practically and emotionally far quicker than the traditional method of faceless communication. We have come through our breakup with a very acceptable outcome for us both, and are able to see each other calmly and in a friendly way, something a few months ago I would think not possible. I would highly recommend the Collaborative process."