Category Archives: Collaborative Divorce

Tips on How to Heal Yourself While Going Through Divorce

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Let’s face it, if you are in the process of getting a divorce or marital dissolution, your emotions are more than likely all over the place – and that is a perfectly normal reaction! It’s like riding a rollercoaster during a tornado! And more often than not, your emotional well-being needs to be healed along the way! When using the… Read More

Should You Use Social Media During a Divorce

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Today, with the extensive use of smartphones and social media, we want to “share” with our virtual friends and family how we live out our lives – the “good” and the “bad” through our social media status updates, tweets and pics. The goal of the collaborative divorce process is to find a way to work with your spouse in a… Read More

How a Collaborative Divorce Can Protect Your Business

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Finding yourself in the midst of considering a divorce is never easy.  However, when you co-own a business with your soon-to-be ex-spouse, that storm can get even rougher. During the collaborative divorce process, both spouses commit to working out the terms of their divorce outside of court, which can save time, money and help maintain the family unit and the… Read More

Innovation Solutions with Collaborative

Liz’s Background Liz Brown started out as a family law attorney / litigator.  She witnessed the success rate of the collaborative process via her law partner, Michele Lowenstein. So in her 11th year with the firm, she pursued extensive collaborative training just as Michele had done. Liz has been able to provide even more innovative solutions for her clients since… Read More

How to Manage the Emotional Feelings of Divorce – Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop, August 3

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Going through the emotional aspect of divorce can be difficult.  With the help of a collaborative team you will be able to go through your divorce in a peaceful, respectful manner. To learn more about a collaborative divorce and to find out if it’s the right option for you, join us August 3 for our monthly Divorce Options Workshop. Learn… Read More

5 Types of Married Couples

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Married couples have been sorted into 5 basic types according to the way they interact. The types were identified by Harold Raush, author of Communication, Conflict and Marriage,  and John Gottman, PhD of the Gottman Institute and the well-known “Love Lab.” Here are the 5 types of married couples as indicated by Raush and Gottman: Conflict Avoiders Volatile Couples Validating… Read More

Loveless Marriage – I just can’t do it anymore, what should I do?

When you come to a place with your spouse where love no longer exists, it’s time to begin considering dissolving your relationship. Here are some questions we like to ask our clients when we first meet with them: Do you feel like all the love, care and affection your spouse showed in the past is now completely gone? Do you… Read More

Want to Know the Secret to a Successful Divorce? Hire a Divorce Coach

While your marriage may not have worked out, you have choices about how you divorce. While divorce can be extremely stressful, emotionally difficult and a life changer, there are ways to get through it with your dignity intact, even with your family intact. Most people probably do not think of divorce in terms of being a ‘success’ and may wonder,… Read More

The Attorney’s Role in Collaborative Divorce

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Collaborative Divorce is a client driven, family centered way to get divorced.  It is a team approach with each party having a lawyer as well as other team members to support the family through the process.  However, in the collaborative divorce, the lawyers work together to keep the clients out of court and to help them reach unique solutions that… Read More