Category Archives: Family Law

August 11, 2016

So, What Does the Collaborative Attorney Do?

Sometimes when a group of collaborative professionals are working together on a project, like putting together a Speaker’s Bureau program for a group, or working on a marketing project, we will describe the roles of the various professionals. When it Continue reading…

August 3, 2016

How to Fill Your New “Free Time”

Those married, and especially with children, might dream of having a quiet Saturday night to themselves, but for many divorcees, especially those newly divorced this new “free time” can be especially lonely. You might not be ready or wanting to Continue reading…

August 1, 2016

Divorce Blog about Divorce Blogs

While researching for this post, I came across a number of divorce-related blogs.  The blog medium provides an efficient and concise opportunity to share information and educate the public.  This blog focuses on the collaborative process — where clients commit Continue reading…

June 30, 2016

What Would a Court Do: Property Division and Cash Flow (Part 2)

As a collaborative attorney, I am often asked “what would a court do?”  Although parties in a collaborative divorce are not asking the court to make decisions in their case, what the law is and how a court may view Continue reading…

May 31, 2016

The Advantages of an Attorney and Counselor at Law

I have just gotten back from a Continuing Legal Education class to help satisfy my requirements for ethics credits. The title of the class was How to Be a Happy, Healthy and Ethical Lawyer. It helped reacquaint me with the Continue reading…

April 28, 2016

The Puzzle in Divorce

Do you do jigsaw puzzles? They can be great exercise for your brain, but they do require patience. The image on the box looks great, and then there’s the daunting moment you must face after dumping the pieces out in Continue reading…

April 21, 2016

Tear Down the Walls

Categories: DivorceFamily Law

For anyone living or working in the east metro, especially Woodbury, the iconic State Farm Regional Office Building that once loomed over the Radio Drive and I94 corridor is now a pile of rubble.  It was a symbol of economic Continue reading…

April 12, 2016

Spring Cleaning

Categories: Family Law

New life is signaled by the coming of spring. Everything in spring, from the tiny buds on the trees to the bunnies in the garden, is related to new beginnings. Spring is also the season when many people get the Continue reading…

April 6, 2016

The Challenge of Thinking on Our Feet

An article I came across spoke of an eighteenth century French philosopher and writer, Dennis Diderot, who was engaged in a debate at a dinner party over a topic he knew well. When challenged on some point he found himself Continue reading…

April 5, 2016

Logistics After a Divorce Ends

When a couple divorces, the final decree or order from a Court typically dictates how property shall be divided, how the children shall be parented, and what support will be paid moving forward.  The decree will give you the dates Continue reading…