Tag Archives: collaboartive divorce

Ten Must-Dos After Your Divorce

by Nancy Stassinopoulos, Certified Family Law Specialist Nancy Stassinopoulos, APC Many couples think their case is over on the date they sign their Marital Settlement Agreement. This is a momentous occasion, especially in a collaborative case where the entire team usually meets in a conference room to review and sign the final documents. Emotions can run high, ranging from tears… Read More

Empower Yourself During Your Divorce

by Debra Caliguri, Law and Mediation Offices of Debra N. Caliguri How many times have we all heard and even repeated the phrase “Ignorance is bliss”?  Itmay be popular, but ignorance is bliss is no credo to live by. One online dictionary defines “Ignorance is bliss” as “a term used to falsely justify apathy on the given subject in the… Read More

Stress, Divorce and Down Dog

By Win Heiskala, Certified Family Law Specialist Attorney-Partner, Beatrice L. Snider Family Law Group Stress. That is one word that comes to mind for most people when they think of divorce. Either their own or someone else’s divorce[1]. How to manage that stress? Obviously, the best way to handle any stress is to remove it, but that is not possible… Read More

Collaborative law featured on ESPN 1700 Radio

Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego member attorney Shawn Weber, Certified Family Law Specialist with Brave Weber Mack, discussed the Collaborative approach to divorce during a recent guest appearance on “The Real Estate Radio Hour” on ESPN Radio 1700 AM with host Ryan White. Weber pointed out that recent budget cutbacks to California’s family law court system makes it… Read More

Can a Divorce Team Save You Money?

By Win Heiskala, Certified Family Law Specialist Attorney-Partner, Beatrice L. Snider Family Law Group You made the very serious personal decision to terminate your marriage. This decision necessarily takes you to the procedure known as divorce (AKA Dissoluiton of Marriage in the Court). You found yourself an attorney who discusses the different processes with you that can be used to… Read More

Don’t Divorce Alone: It Takes A Village

by Myra Chack Fleischer, CFL-S, Fleischer & Ravreby As we start a new year, it is natural to take stock of your life and look for ways to improve your situation. Sometimes, this means facing the reality that a divorce is necessary for your emotional and sometimes financial health. January is the month with the most new divorce filings all… Read More

Is Mediation or Litigation the Right Choice for My Divorce?

by Julia Garwood, Attorney at Law Family Law, Mediation and Collaborative Divorce Garwood Family Law and Mediation When heading toward the end of a marriage, many people ask what the difference is between divorce mediation and litigation. And beyond that, which one is right for them. There are numerous differences between divorce mediation and litigation, however the primary three include… Read More

Tips on How to Find the Best Family Law Attorney for You

by Frann Setzer, Esq. MBA/Certified Family Law Specialist Lewis, Warren & Setzer, LLP It surprises me how many phone calls I receive from potential clients whose first question is, ‘what is your hourly rate?’  While I appreciate that legal help is not inexpensive, my experience is that receiving advice from a qualified professional is invaluable. My tax professional charges a… Read More

Don’t Trash Talk Your Ex: Staying Civil After Divorce

Among the many significant benefits of collaborative divorce is providing a framework for respectful, civil discussion between spouses about difficult issues. By remaining civil, emotional stress is lessened on everyone in the family, especially the children. Once the divorce is final, parents need to continue those respectful communication practices as they work together to raise their children. The positive aspects… Read More

Your Brain on Collaborative Divorce

By Garrison “Bud” Klueck Americans of a certain age likely recall a memorable TV commercial.  The TV image is that of someone breaking an egg.  The voice-over announcer says “This is your brain.”  It then cuts to a very hot frying pan sizzling.  The egg is dropped into the pan, where it rapidly fried.  The voiceover says “This is your… Read More