It might be shocking for a lawyer to tell you to avoid court. But Rob Blair, a board-certified specialist in family law and, according to Business North Carolina magazine, the top family law attorney in North Carolina in 2016 writes exactly that.
There are ways to end a marriage that don’t involve a lawsuit. "Instruct your lawyer to use negotiation, mediation and collaborative law instead to get divorced, arrange child custody, and resolve your issues. Twenty years from now, your family’s destiny may be different because you followed this advice today."