Tag Archives: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Desensitizing, Brutalizing, And Degrading: Is This the Effect of Divorce Court?

by Mark Hill, Certified Financial Planner, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and Ryan Fentin-Thompson, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Pacific Divorce Management Oftentimes, a couple going through divorce is portrayed as angry, revengeful and resentful towards one another. While these feelings may be present we have found that the more prevalent sentiment for both parties is a feeling of sadness and sorrow.… Read More

Collaborating From Afar On Collaborative Divorce Cases

by Meredith G. Lewis, CLS-F, CDFA In most Collaborative Divorce cases, the parties and professional team members reside and work in the same city, and are able to have in person meetings throughout the process. What if a situation arises when one of the parties, or even one of the chosen professional team members, lives in another city, state or… Read More

Top Four Reasons Why You Should Hire a Divorce Financial Specialist

by Shawn Weber, CLS-F Attorney, Weber Dispute Resolution In my years as a Collaborative Divorce practitioner, folks have asked me why they should spend the money to hire a Financial Specialist as part of their divorce team. A financial specialist is an excellent resource, who can bring a neutral financial perspective to a legal process. Here are my top four… Read More

What If We Get Stuck Mid-Divorce?

by Robin A. DeVito, Attorney at Law, Certified Family Law Specialist One of the most frequently asked questions by clients considering using the Collaborative process for their divorce is this: What if we get stuck? What if there are issues that simply cannot be resolved during the Collaborative process? Does court then become our only option? I recently concluded a… Read More

Collaborative Divorce Featured on “Real Talk San Diego” Radio and Podcast

Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego member Meredith Lewis, attorney with the law firm Lewis, Warren & Setzer, introduced Collaborative Divorce and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution on the radio talk show “Real Talk San Diego” with host Jason Cash. Lewis explains how Collaborative Divorce is an especially good alternative for families with children to resolve their marital… Read More

Collaborative Divorce Featured on “The HR Insights Hour”

Attorney Frank Nageotte and Certified Financial Planner and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Cinda Jones of the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego recently appeared on “The HR Insights Hour” with guest host Dr. Kathleen Bates. The discussion focused on the hidden costs and risks associated with employees going through divorce, and what organizations can do to mitigate the impact… Read More

Hildy Fentin named President of Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Contact: Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR, Falcon Valley Group 619-997-2495 / gayle@falconvalleygroup.com (SAN DIEGO) – Family law attorney and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mediator and collaborator Hildy Fentin has been named President of the Southern California chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers for the 2014-2015 term. Fentin is the first attorney named to this leadership role whose practice is… Read More