Tag Archives: family

What to Expect When You Have Filed for Divorce

by Nancy A. Taylor, Esq. Hargreaves & Taylor, LLP California State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist Member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers As soon as your friends and family find out you have filed for divorce, the first thing they will want to do is tell you their horror stories and/or how you and your attorney should be… Read More

Broken Trust: Advice About Estate Planning During A Divorce

by Meredith L. Brown, Esq. Brown & Brown Many couples prepare Wills and Trusts in connection with a happy life event, such as the birth of a child. Frequently these documents are placed in a safe deposit box, never to be updated or even thought about again. When the unfortunate life event of divorce happens, couples often opt to defer… Read More

Collaborative Divorce Can Help You Capitalize on the Holiday Season Spirit

by Colleen A. Warren, Esq. Certified Legal Specialist – Family Law, LEWIS, WARREN & SETZER, LLP What did you do during the holiday season? Most of us enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Many people put their differences aside during the holidays and attempted to live together harmoniously for the sake of the children or their family, or to… Read More

Collaborative Divorce Offers Alternatives to “Divorce Corp.” Documentary

January 20, 2014 Contact: Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR 619-997-2495 or gayle@falconvalleygroup.com   (SAN DIEGO) – The release of the new documentary film “Divorce Corp.” has generated renewed attention and focus on family law court proceedings involving divorce, child custody and child support issues across the United States.  While the film offers a critique of the way that divorce is commonly… Read More

Ten Golden Rules for a Good Divorce

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Is a good divorce possible? After 30 years of experience helping families cope with divorce and remarriage, Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego member Dr. Constance Ahrons believes it is possible. Dr. Ahrons works with those navigating through a divorce and its aftermath as coach, mediator and/or therapist. She is among the earliest champions of collaborative divorce. Constance Ahrons… Read More

CFLG San Diego in the News: San Diego Daily Transcript: January 3, 2014

The San Diego Daily Transcript published a story about the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego’s outstanding membership growth in 2013 in its January 3, 2014 edition. You can access the article at this link, or see a screenshot of the online version of the article below.… Read More

Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego Featured on “San Diego Living”

Representatives of the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego appeared on “San Diego Living” on Monday, December 30 on San Diego 6 (CW6/XETV). Family law attorney Nancy Taylor, financial specialist Cinda Jones and psychologist/coach Dr. Robert Simon were interviewed by host Marc Bailey, who asked them to explain the collaborative divorce model and answer common questions that people might… Read More

Interview: Tips For Successful Holiday Co-Parenting

The holidays aren’t always happy when you’re a single parent trying to work with your children’s mother or father to accommodate everyone’s schedule, see relatives, and spend special holiday time with the kids. Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego members Shawn Weber, attorney with Brave Weber Mack; and Justin Reckers, director of Pacific Divorce Management, recently appeared on “Real… Read More

Tips for Handling the Holidays When Your Marriage No Longer Feels Like a “Gift”

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by Ginita Wall, CPA, CFP®, CDFA Holidays are usually a time for reconnecting, but if you are married — and not so happily — seasonal preparations and celebrations can put a major strain on relationships that are already teetering on the brink. So how do you celebrate the holidays when you don’t think your marriage will make it?  Here are… Read More

Nine Holiday Tips For Divorced Moms, Dads, and Kids

Family holidays are held up to impossible standards by the media and our memories. Gatherings, gifts, meals and events are all expected to be picture perfect. Who could possibly live up to these standards? Add the realities of separation and divorce and the holidays become that much more difficult. As families start wrestling with custody and visitation schedules, winter vacations… Read More