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You don’t need to follow agendas in the collaborative process.
As with litigation, the collaborative process works because there is a structured process. We don’t make up the rules of Court as we go through the litigation process (well most of us don’t!). Similarly, with the collaborative process we don’t make up the rules as we go along. We sell the process to our clients as a structured process to assist them to resolve their property/parenting issues.
The use of an Agenda:
The absence of an Agenda:
We recommend always having a Coach to keep the parties and the professionals focused on the Agenda.
If you are preparing documents to share during the course of a meeting – don’t share them until that Agenda item is reached. Otherwise clients tend to look through the documents as soon as they get them, without context, and blow-ups result.