A divorce is often a life-altering experience for all involved. The scars that come from a separation can last a lifetime and even flow into the next generation. Add in COVID-19, the protests, and the stress can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, the court system tends to exacerbate the animosity between the parties involved. It fosters a you against me mentality.
If… Read More
Redbook Magazine‘s new feature story “The 32 Overlooked Reasons Why Marriages Fail”includes a contribution by Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego member Lynn Waldman Lcsw. Lynn’s contributes her observations of a couple’s coping skills and style to this insight discussion, and how they can damage a relationship if not recognized.
Congratulations and thank you, Lynn for your contributions to… Read More
No matter how old your kids are or how many times you’ve been through it all as a parent, there is anxiety mixed with anticipation as kids head back to school this fall. Mixed feelings are natural at this time of year.
There is extra stress and brand new school-related issues to deal with if you are newly divorced. Who… Read More
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
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. How to manage that stress? Obviously, the best way to handle any stress is to remove it, but that is not possible… Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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