In “litigation as usual,” settlement often comes only after adversarial posturing, the original conflict escalates, the relationships deteriorate, the process takes too long and costs too much, and nobody is really happy with the resolution. This article describes roadblocks to negotiation and ways to overcome them to reach good settlements in family law cases.
John M. Lande,
Overcoming Roadblocks to Reaching Settlement in Family Law Cases, 40 Family Advocate 26
Available at: https://scholarship.law.missouri.edu/facpubs/946