About the Foundation

The Collaborative Foundation of Wisconsin (CFW) is an IRS sanctioned 501c3 tax exempt non-profit charitable organization registered in the State of Wisconsin. It was created in June of 2013. CFW was established to provide Collaborative services to families of limited financial resources who might otherwise not be able to take advantage of the Collaborative Process. It also provides free informational and education services and materials to the public regarding the Collaborative Process, collaborative law and divorce options.

The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors and services are provided by volunteer attorneys, mental health professionals and financial experts. All volunteers undergo extensive training in the Collaborative Process and are required to comply with the continuing education requirements applicable to their profession.

Please visit the Services page to find out more about what we do.

The Collaborative Foundation of Wisconsin can be contacted by mail at 1288 Summit Avenue, Suite 107 – Box 106, Oconomowoc, WI 53066, or by phone at (262) 235-0009. The CFW email is info@collabwis.org.

The Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, Inc. (CFLCW)is an association of collaborative practitioners and was created in August of 2000. The CFLCW, one of the oldest collaborative practice groups in the country, maintains a website with much information about collaborative practice. Please visit the site for more information – www.collabdivorce.com

2ndSatTransYou can also learn more at a Second Saturday Wisconsin meeting; a series of free public sessions on divorce options in Wisconsin. Conducted by collaborative professionals, the sessions are held in the Milwaukee and Madison areas throughout the year. No registration is required. Click on the “Second Saturday Wisconsin” logo to the left to visit a special website for details.