Tag Archives: divorce with dignity

April 19, 2016

The First Agreement: Words Matter

The Four Agreements is a best-selling book by Don Miguel Ruiz that articulates principles people can choose to follow to stay out of conflict with others.  These principles are extremely relevant and helpful for parents going through a divorce or 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…

February 24, 2016

The Power of Intentionality

Categories: Collaborative LawDivorce

When I discovered Gary Zukov’s book, The Seat of the Soul , I found it to be transformational. His presentation about the concept of soul went far beyond anything I had heard in my Catholic upbringing. It became an easy Continue reading…

January 11, 2016

A Time For Reflection

The darkness of winter has long been a time for people from all cultures to pause and reflect upon their life. It is a good to cultivate a practice to set aside a specific time to look back over the Continue reading…

January 8, 2016

Delay, Delay, Delay!

During the first joint meeting of my Collaborative case, the parties agreed that an interest they shared was the efficiency of the process.  My client in particular was concerned about the case dragging on, as she was still living with Continue reading…

January 5, 2016

New Years Resolutions

As 2016 begins, many of us come up with resolutions for the coming year. Some people hope to exercise more, spend more time as a family or plan a vacation. For families who have divorced, the new year often symbolizes Continue reading…

November 12, 2015

How Do You Step Back and Really Think?

Categories: Collaborative LawDivorce

Some say that life is a whole lot more stress-free now than ever before. I suppose it might seem that way if you consider that most of us living in this modern era in the United States of America have Continue reading…

November 3, 2015

Are You Good Fit for Collaborativ Divorce: Part II

In the first article we looked at some situations that create a presumption that might disqualify collaborate practice as a preferred choice for a divorce. In this article we will consider the more common reality where collaborative law is a Continue reading…

October 22, 2015

Surviving Divorce

I have had the opportunity to witness divorce through the eyes of my clients for more than three decades. This is an incredible experience when I stop to consider what it has entailed. For one thing, I have grown up Continue reading…

October 7, 2015

So, Your Spouse Wants a Divorce

Your spouse has just told you they want a divorce. This may cause a number of different kinds of responses from you. You might be well prepared emotionally, as this issue has been raised a number of times already. You Continue reading…