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WHile in the process of filing, is there any protection for me in case my spouse hurts someone while driving intoxicated? I am worried IF something happens, would our home be protected from compensation lawsuits

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A collaborative divorce has gained in popularity in the past several years, as its focus is on mediation (reaching a settlement) versus litigation. This allows the parties to remain civil, and if children are involved, helps the parents co-parent, since they are not adversaries, but are rather working together towards a common goal: to end the marriage in an amicable way.

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Both parties remain liable for one another's expenses/obligations until a judgment of divorce is entered; but the court may assign certain debt to particular parties (ie the party that incurred the obligation).

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