How to Deescalate Conflict in a Divorce

It is often said that a divorce is 95% emotional and only 5% legal.  A divorce is a life crisis, with intense emotional reactions, such as anger, fear, guilt, and despair. In the midst of this emotional soup, you must make huge decisions regarding your finances and...

Working with Conflict in Divorce

As Shawn Weber, San Diego Collaborative attorney and mediator says, “Some people believe that a prerequisite for consensual dispute resolution options like Mediation or Collaborative Practice in divorce situations is that the parties have to get along or trust...

Keeping Kids Out of the Conflict During Divorce

Everyone knows that kids should be protected from their parents’ conflicts.  It’s tough to do this when emotions run high, and you are hurting and angry.  When you are in so much pain, you may turn to your children for comfort or support, or you may want to tell them...

Why Consider a Collaborative Divorce?

You might choose a Collaborative Divorce because you want to stay out of court, keep conflict to a minimum, and have control over the process.  You may want to have enough legal and emotional support and financial and tax education as possible to make informed...

Emotional Attachment to a House in a Divorce

This blog is a re-post of one of Ann Buscho, Ph.D.’s recent blogs that she uploaded to her website at https://drannbuscho.com.  Your house (your home) has so many meanings for your family both emotionally and financially.  Please read on for Dr. Buscho’s important...