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...

My Wife Had an Affair – Do I Have to Pay Her Spousal Support?

Your feelings around your spouse’s infidelity are natural, understandable, and important. Feelings of hurt, betrayal, anger, shock, rage, and so on are to be expected when one’s partner has been unfaithful.  Your feelings around the affair, whatever they might be, are...

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Results for "attorney" Thank you for your interest in Collaborative Practice Sonoma and/or Collaborative Practice Marin! We are delighted to provide information about our practice groups. We are organizations of independent attorneys, licensed mental health...

Child Specialist’s Role in the Collaborative Process

Results for "parent" The Child Specialist (CS) is a neutral party in the Collaborative Process and provides insight into the experience of the children in coping with the divorce.  With the Coaches, the CS can help the parents develop options for schedules...

How to Choose a Collaborative Professional

Results for "team" Inasmuch as divorce is a legal process, each client will need to have – and is free to choose – his or her own Collaborative Attorney.  Attorneys who are qualified members of Collaborative Practice groups have committed to ongoing training...