Monthly Archives: October 2013

October 31, 2013

No Tricks in Your Divorce Process

Halloween is my favorite holiday. I always dress in costume even if I am not going to a Halloween party. In the past, I have dressed as Ms. Piggy, Jacqueline Onassis Kennedy, the Medusa, a Cone Head, the Pinball Wizard, and Continue reading…

October 28, 2013

Collaborative Divorce: An Opportunity for a Better Outcome Part 6

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Part 6: Selecting the right team for your family may be essential to the success of your Collaborative Divorce. Collaborative Divorce is often a team process, in which you work with mental health professionals and financial neutrals, as well as Continue reading…

October 25, 2013

Collaborative Divorce: An Opportunity for a Better Outcome Part 5

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Part 5:  Working with a team of professionals in Collaborative Divorce creates better outcomes. A Collaborative Divorce is one in which the husband and the wife each retain a lawyer for settlement purposes only. In addition, in a Collaborative Divorce, Continue reading…

October 24, 2013

Collaborative Divorce: An Opportunity for a Better Outcome Part 4

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Part 4: Skilled attorneys are essential to a successful Collaborative Divorce. A Collaborative Divorce is one in which the husband and the wife each retain a lawyer for settlement purposes only. When attorneys are required to work for settlement only, Continue reading…

October 23, 2013

Collaborative Divorce: An Opportunity for a Better Outcome Part 3

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Part 3: Collaborative Divorce helps create better outcomes by requiring commitment at the beginning of the process.  A Collaborative Divorce is one in which the husband and the wife each retain a lawyer for settlement purposes only. One of the Continue reading…

October 22, 2013

Collaborative Divorce: An Opportunity For a Better Outcome Part 2

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Part 2:  Having lawyers that are fully committed to settlement creates better outcomes.  A Collaborative Divorce is one in which the husband and the wife each retain a lawyer for settlement purposes only. Hiring a lawyer for this defined purpose Continue reading…

October 21, 2013

Collaborative Divorce: An Opportunity For a Better Outcome Part 1

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Part 1:  What is Collaborative Divorce? Collaborative Divorce has spread rapidly throughout the world during the past two decades and has helped thousands of families achieve better outcomes. This series of blogs will focus on how people facing divorce can Continue reading…

October 15, 2013

Staying Together for the Children, Good or Bad Idea?

One of my favorite people, and among the wisest of my friends, is my hair stylist, Gina. I always look forward to any time we have to chat while my newly foiled tresses take their color. Recently, we had such Continue reading…

October 11, 2013

Letting Go During a Divorce

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I just saw the pulse-pounding film Gravity, about American astronauts who are stranded in space following an unexpected catastrophe. This is not a spoiler alert—anyone who has seen a trailer for the movie knows this is going to happen. Without Continue reading…

October 10, 2013

The Collaborative Process is for Unmarried Parents Too

Unmarried and have children? You may be interested to know that “Collaborative Divorce” is not just for divorce. Learn how the collaborative process can help you. First, it may be relieving to know that you are not alone. There are Continue reading…