Very often Collaborative Law is less expensive than old-style divorce. Old-style divorces wastes a lot of time chasing down information and gathering evidence to tear down the other side. Old-style divorces often increases the differences and antagonisms in your case. In old-style divorces, often much time and thus money is expended on issues that could be resolved quickly and cheaply if the rules of the process were designed to encourage resolution, as they are in Collaborative Law, rather than encouraging attorneys to spend your money, as in old-style divorce. Often, old-style attorneys are worried that their practices will be less profitable if Clients demand to use Collaborative Law.