You’ve read the tabloids…the salacious divorce details of the world’s rich and famous. Yet, somehow other equally powerful people manage to dissolve their unions with virtually no disclosure to the public, and maintaining a modicum of a relationship. How is this done? Meet the “designer divorce,” better known as the collaborative model.

“Is That Even Legal?” podcast host Attorney Bob Sewell and guest and collaborative divorce guru Cristi McMurdie, explore this alternative approach to untying the knot.

Divorce takes an astronomical toll on couples, their families, friends and their personal, financial and personal lives. Yet statistics show 50% of couples will divorce. When that happens, a typical contested divorce not only is costly, but it exposes a couple’s issues in a very public way. The collaborative model is different. While not for everyone, it’s also not only for celebrities!