If parties in the collaborative process become “stuck” on one or more issues, it is often possible to reach a written agreement on some issues and only submit the remaining ones to resolution by the court. Because of the flexibility and nearly limitless options available in the collaborative process but not available in litigation, most often the parties, with the help of the collaborative professional team, can arrive at creative solutions that might not be available to a judge facing the same issue, because of legal constraints on what the judge may order.