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Date of Separation and the Collaborative Divorce Process

by Frann Setzer, Esq. MBA/Certified Family Law Specialist The Law Office of Frann Setzer, APLC In some dissolutions, the date that parties separate is a crucial issue. This is because by law, the marital ‘community’ ends on the day when parties separate. The end of the marital community means that income earned or possibly property purchased after that date might… Read More

Collaborative Divorce Method Mirrors Reality, Replacing Fear With Relief

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by Meredith G. Lewis, Esq.  Certified Legal Specialist-Family Law Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Lewis, Warren & Setzer, LLP For the first several years of my family law practice, I represented clients who were looking to the judicial system to make decisions regarding their children, finances and property.  These clients felt it appropriate to provide a judge who didn’t personally know… Read More