What are the Steps and Timing Involved in Obtaining a Divorce?

What are the steps and timing involved in obtaining a divorce in California?  This is one of the first questions you will probably ask when you meet your lawyer, coach, or financial professional. To get a divorce in California, three steps are required: The filing of...

5 Common Experiences of Coping with the Aftermath of Divorce

Well. It’s done. The Collaborative paperwork is signed; the dissolution is complete. You can now safely say the words, “I’m divorced.” My guess is, this outcome is not exactly what you had in mind when you married your spouse all those years ago. The clinking of the...

A Brief Overview of Collaborative Law

Thank you to Brad Reid and the Huffington Post for this blog article. Collaborate law is a variation of non-adversarial alternative dispute resolution. Specific collaborative law techniques have been discussed for about thirty years and fifteen or so states have...

Can a Divorce Team Save You Money?

More and more people are turning to Collaborative Practice professionals for divorce and other family law matters.  But when you hear about a “team” that sounds expensive!  Here is an explanation, written by a family law attorney, of why working with a...

Do I Really Have to Get a Divorce?

When thinking or talking about getting a divorce, it is very easy to fall into the cycle of who’s right, who’s wrong, what’s fair, what’s not fair and who’s to blame.  Yet, such judgments and score keeping are more of a distraction than a help.  What you most need is...