Interdisciplinary Practice

Family law may be suited for interdisciplinary practice firms, and frankly, I am surprised no one has pushed the envelope to form mutually owned entities in this field. Wouldn't it be helpful to have a financial planner or CPA in the office next door to help with every tax and support issue as it arises? We see good people at the worst time in their lives. A mental health partner could be tapped for coaching to separate the business side of divorce from the grieving process. Law.com reports :UK Bill Predicted to Cause Shake-up of Global Legal Services. Before the Enron and Arthur Anderson scandals, large firms in the U.S. were tiptoeing into the arena of interdisciplinary practice. Expect the dialogue to begin again if this bill passes in the UK. And, what is it with England that so much avant-garde thinking in the law is going on there?