If you are experiencing the disappointment, sadness, and conflict that inevitably accompanies a divorce, and wish to proceed as amicably and efficiently as possible, contact Elizabeth Hill of The Hill Law Firm, P.C., located in Overland Park, Kansas and North of the River, in Kansas City, Missouri. Elizabeth is committed to helping couples address the legal and financial issues of their divorce constructively by using the collaborative divorce process or mediation.
Alternative dispute resolution methods such as collaborative divorce, mediation and collaborative mediation encourage cooperation between divorcing spouses by allowing parties to be an active participant in the process. As your mediator or collaborative divorce attorney, Elizabeth’s role is to improve the decision-making process and to assist you and your spouse in reaching an agreement that you can accept and embrace as your own.
Mediation allows for the development of creative solutions and provides certainty and finality when it comes to meeting the needs of you and your family. As your Mediator, Elizabeth will help you and your spouse navigate through all of the issues that you will need to address in your divorce. During this process, you may also select independent legal advice from an attorney of your choice.
Collaborative Divorce utilizes a non-adversarial approach that empowers couples to come together, without the Court's involvement, to establish workable outcomes for the specific needs of their family. Both parties select a collaborative divorce attorney and then work together with a divorce coach and financial neutral to accomplish common goals and interests for the family.
Collaborative mediation utilizes the expertise of a lawyer-mediator to address the legal and financial aspects of your divorce with the assistance of a divorce coach tending to the emotional and psychological impact of the divorce on you, your spouse and your children. When needed, a financial neutral can be brought into the mediation process. In a collaborative mediation, the lawyer-mediator and the divorce coach work together with both parties in a cost-effective manner towards a meaningful and comprehensive resolution of all aspects of the divorce.
As a mother of five children, three of whom were adopted from Russia through World Links International Adoption Agency, families and children are close to my heart.
In my spare time, I enjoy my first love, horses. I have been a lover of horses since I was a young child. I currently serve on the Board and volunteer at Changing Leads Equine Rescue, a 501c3 established to rescue abused and neglected horses and pair them with people for interactive healing. I am the owner of Woodson Hill Equestrian Center in Parkville, Missouri. We provide full service horse boarding, lessons, training and coaching. I am the Co-Founder of Mending Reins, a 501c3 establishment to provide equine assisted and facilitated therapy for veterans, first responder and others who have suffered trauma.View Full Bio