Category Archives: Collaborative Divorce

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

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

Divorcing in the Month of Love

February is the month of love. Do you have concern about divorce process? Collaborative San Diego can help you, contact us today at (858) 472-4022 to schedule a consultation! But what if love is lost? What if instead of falling in love, or being in love, you are facing the end of love or the transition from marriage to divorce?… Read More

How to Manage the Stress and Anxiety of Divorce

By Shawn Skillin, Esquire ShawnSkillinLaw.com Divorce is a big, huge, significant, and stressful life transition. It’s not a transition that most people plan for. Whether you asked for the divorce yourself or were surprised by a request for a divorce from your spouse there is change ahead and change produces stress and anxiety.  You may not be sleeping well, eating… Read More

Tips on How to Heal Yourself While Going Through Divorce

Healing Rocks
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