Michigan Divorce Without Courts

One of the primary missions of Cleland Collaborative Divorce is to help you resolve your divorce in Michigan without going to court, through mediation and collaborative practice. Based in Mount Clemens, we serve clients in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne County and elsewhere in Southeast Michigan. We encourage you to learn more below about the financial and emotional advantages of divorce without courts. Questions? Please contact us.


Mediation What is Meditation? In Michigan divorce mediation, a neutral mediator helps to educate and guide couples through all the necessary decisions to complete a divorce. The mediator also assists the couple by providing educational and professional resourc… Read More

Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative Divorce What is Collaborative Practice? Collaborative practice provides both spouses with attorneys who agree to work cooperatively and constructively to find a mutually acceptable divorce agreement. Like divorce mediation, it utilizes specialists to help cl… Read More

Do It Yourself Divorce

Do It Yourself Divorce What is DYI Divorce? FYI divorce essentially means obtaining divorce without any help. Legally speaking, do it yourself divorce is called “Pro se,” which is Latin for “on one’s own behalf.” This is also called the “kit… Read More