Fran Brochstein
Family Law Attorney & Mediator


8978 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054
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(713) 847-6000 Voice
(713) 805-9591 Cell
(832) 415-0139 Fax
fran@familylaw4u.com


One of Houston's Best Family Lawyers -
Houstonia Magazine

One of Houston’s Top Lawyers/Mediators -
H–Texas Magazine

Member

Association for Conflict Resolution - Houston Chapter

Credentialed Distinguished Mediator
with the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association (TMCA)

Texas Association of Mediators (TAM)

Association for Attorney-Mediators

Academy of Professional Family Mediators


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What is Collaborative Law?


Collaborative Law is a new and innovative method of settling family law disputes that seek a "win-win" solution for both parties.

Collaborative Law is a process whereby both parties and their counsel commit themselves to resolving their differences justly and equitably without resort, or threat of resort, to the courts. The attorneys must withdraw if the case is not settled and the parties go to trial. Therefore, the parties and the attorneys are motivated to reach a settlement without court intervention.

It has become the preferred method of family law dispute resolution in many jurisdictions because the process is more humane and promotes the post-divorce spiritual, psychological and financial health of the restructured family.

Collaborative Law relies on an atmosphere of honesty, cooperation, integrity and professionalism geared toward the future well-being of the family. The parties engage in informal discussions and conferences to settle all issues.

Collaborate Law requires each party and each attorney to take a reasoned position on all issues. Where such positions differ, all participants use their best efforts to create proposals that meet the fundamental needs of both parties, and, if necessary, to compromise to reach a settlement of all issues.

Visit my Links page to learn more about Collaborative Law.

Recommendations

Fran Brochstein is a woman worth knowing and your "Legal Secret Weapon". As a Dream Life Coach & Financial Consultant, I encounter many people with problems--personal & legal. She is adept at getting to the core issue & resolving the situation in a very Professional manner. So I refer Fran on a regular basis because she has the integrity & experience people need. I have complete faith in her judgement & expertise. She handles Elder Law problems & personal needs such as wills, power of attorney for medical & financial, prenup consultations, divorces etc.. She's an excellent "Divorce Coach" for people just want want to consult with her regarding a family law matter. Primarily she mediates touchy issues for divorcing couples so that it is a win - win for everyone involved. She knows her way around the Houston Court System (which is vitally important). Since she handles matters in an expedient manner, her clients know upfront what their fees will be. No financial surprise. No long drawn out billings for no results. If you want someone who will not only "have your back", but also protect you from expensive legal mistakes, Fran Brochstein should be your Lawyer.
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