Abstract. Conflicts Happen Every Day Of Our Life And Are

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Abstract Conflicts happen every day of our life and are solved through negotiating in some way. Preparation is one of the most important elements of a negotiation. Negotiations involve preparation, relationships and getting the other party to see things from your perspective. A divorce negotiation can be difficult because of the personal and business issues involved. Both parties normally go in expecting to receive everything that they ask for. A divorce negotiation can be emotional and stressful, especially when it involves children. This can sometimes bring about complex settlement issues. There is a middle ground of negotiating for both spouses, meaning they are likely to reach an agreement that they both are comfortable with some…show more content…
These stages include preparation, discussion, and clarification of goals, negotiation towards a win-win outcome, an agreement and implementation of a course of action. When preparing for a divorce, in order for it to be effective, both parties need to understand which step of the negotiation each person is, because divorcing spouses can have complex settlement issues. When preparing for a divorce, neither spouse likes the thought of negotiating. BODY OF MY REPORT Separation Agreement Normally, a separation agreement is the result of mostly discussion and negotiation surrounding the split of assets and liabilities and any support, maintenance, custody or visitation issues. During the preparation stages of a divorce or separation, a separation agreement helps both the husband and wife to start thinking about and preparing for the discussions and negotiations. The attorney of their chose may choose a sample separation agreement as a resource, but will want to draft an agreement specifically tailored to David and Katie’s situation. If both spouses agree on a resolution to all of the main issues in the sample separation agreement prior to meeting with their attorneys, they may pay less in attorney 's fees. This might be a possibility in a less complicated separation, such as those stemming from a short-term marriage with no children, but in David and Katie’s situation it involves children. An actual legal separation agreement customized for the
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