Negotiated Divorce Negotiate. Don't Litigate. Negotiated divorce is considerably less expensive and less stressful than a traditional litigated divorce. Divorce & Separation Planning If you are contemplating divorce or separation, or believe that your spouse might be, it’s a good idea to find out what the future might look like after divorce or separation. Qualified Domestic Relations Orders A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is an essential tool for completing what is often the most important transfer of assets in a divorce. Estate Planning Following a divorce, or any other major event in your life that significantly changes your financial or family circumstances, it is important to revisit and update your estate plan.