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Why You Should Go to Therapy When Going Through a Divorce – Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop, August 7

Are you going through a divorce and need to work through your emotions?  Maybe it’s time to schedule an appointment with a therapist. Join us on August 7 to learn more about how therapy can help you through your divorce. Learn more about our workshops and RSVP here.… Read More

Tips on How to Deal with the Stress of Divorce

Couple upset with each other - sitting on couch.
A divorce is often a life-altering experience for all involved. The scars that come from a separation can last a lifetime and even flow into the next generation.  Add in COVID-19, the protests, and the stress can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, the court system tends to exacerbate the animosity between the parties involved. It fosters a you against me mentality. If… Read More

Credit Cards and Divorce: Who’s Responsible

Stack of credit cards on table.
Divorce brings many daunting and exhausting questions to try to answer, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Let me tell you why. When you choose the collaborative divorce process over a court litigated divorce, you and your spouse will have access to a team of experts, such as a neutral financial advisor, mental health professionals, child specialist, divorce… Read More

How To Help Your Kids Through the Anxiety of Divorce

Mother hugging little boy with teddy bear.
When you find yourself going through a divorce, you are busy dealing with your emotional well-being. However, it’s also imperative not to overlook your children’s emotional well-being, no matter their age. When you choose to utilize the collaborative divorce process, you and your spouse will have a child mental health specialist available to you who is versed in helping with… Read More

Financially Preparing for Divorce

Woman going through financial records.
Getting a divorce is stressful both emotionally and financially. There is no doubt about it! There are so many “plates” to keep spinning at the same time, but did you know when you use a collaborative divorce process, you and your spouse are surrounded by a team of experts that are willing to help you keep your “plates” spinning, with… Read More

Divorce and Your Children’s Emotional Health – Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop, April 3

Little girl sitting on moms lap playing patty cake
Going through a divorce is difficult, especially when children are involved.  With professional help, you will be able to help your kids through your divorce. Join us on April 3 to learn tips on how you can help your children through your divorce. Learn more about our workshops and RSVP here.… Read More

Spring Cleaning – Does That Include Your Marriage?

By: Shawn D. Skillin, Collaborative Family Law Attorney and Mediator After 24 years as a Divorce Attorney, I have noticed some patterns emerge in my practice. They have evolved a little over the years as we’ve trudged through recessions and a pandemic. But the current trend seems to hold.  Spring and Divorce go hand in hand.  This pattern was found… Read More