At Theresa Beran Kulat & Associates, we are dedicated to helping people resolve legal issues in a non-adversarial way. Our divorce clients hire us to resolve their issues using the collaborative process, or if appropriate, an uncontested or cooperative process. Collaborative Divorce (also referred to as Collaborative Practice) is an innovative, rational approach to divorce in a process that too often overlooks the fact that real people and real families are involved.
The Collaborative Practice Option
When a couple gets married, they do not plan to break up. In some cases, however, people grow in different directions and despite their best efforts, it becomes clear that a divorce is best for all involved. In Collaborative Divorce, couples agree to avoid litigation and instead commit to a process where they work together to find solutions to their differences.
Why Theresa Beran Kulat & Associates?
Theresa Beran Kulat is one of the most experienced collaborative practitioners in the Chicagoarea. She has been practicing collaborative law since 2003 and limits her practice to settling cases. Her firm is recognized throughout the collaborative law community as a compassionate, talented group of people committed to Collaborative Divorce with an extensive network of respected, professional colleagues.
Past clients refer their friends and loved ones to us. Healing arts professionals refer their clients to us because they know how Theresa helps people in the very difficult life transition called “divorce.” Those clients that want a healthy, respectful process and resolution express their gratitude at the conclusion of their divorce. They have developed the skills they will need to maintain solid working relationships with former spouses and to build healthy new lives. Their children benefit because their needs were at the core of the process and the final agreements.