In Divorce: My Inheritance is Mine, Right?

Your inheritance, well, yes and… In California legally an inheritance is the separate property of the person who receives it.   However, whether you get to keep it depends on what you did with it. If you kept your inheritance money in your name and in an account...

How to Divorce in the Coronavirus Environment – Video Conferencing!

What with all the anxiety and tension related to the Coronavirus and its upheaval in our lives, the Collaborative Process can be the respite couples want when deciding to divorce in this climate.  Many courts have shut down and are not able to help in this time of...

I Am Afraid I Will End Up in a Cardboard Box

Everyone worries about how their future will look after their divorce.  Your worst fear might be that you will be living in a cardboard box, and this article will tell you how and why that won’t happen. One way to be sure that all financial information is...

Financial Professional’s Role in the Collaborative Process

Results for "benefit" Divorcing couples are often unaware of the financial implications of various settlement options.  The Neutral Financial Professional is a licensed Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)* who also has been...

Frequently Asked Questions

Results for "marriage" Are Collaborative Practice and the Divorce Options program appropriate for same-sex couples, either married or in registered domestic partnerships in California? Collaborative Practice is a natural fit for LGBTQ+ families, who face all...