How To Help Your Kids Through the Anxiety of Divorce

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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

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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

Schaffer Family Law Group Featured on in San Diego Discover Magazine

What an honor it was for Leslie Ryland’s firm, Schaffer Family Law Group, to recently be featured on the cover of the San Diego Discover Magazine. In the article, the firm’s founder Sarah Schaffer spoke in detail about California family law’s myriad aspects and issues. She discussed creating her firm in 2011 and earning her State Bar certification as a… Read More

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

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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

Divorce and Your Finances

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Divorce is often the biggest financial transaction of your life. What to do with the house? How to divide retirement accounts?  What about college? How to pay the bills?  Divorce often results in a decreased standard of living for everyone involved, at least for the short term.  In addition, you are making these decisions under stress, which can mean that… Read More

Collaborative Practice San Diego’s Board Choose Committee Members

On January 27th, Collaborative Practice San Diego held its first Board meeting of 2021 to plan for the coming months. There is no doubt that 2020 challenged all of us in ways we never thought was possible due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are honored to say that we made it through and made it through by successfully helping clients… Read More