Tag Archives: Mediation

November 9, 2015

Creating Emotional Balance this Holiday Season

Married, separated, or divorced alike, it’s hard not to feel anxious about the upcoming holiday season. Whether you love it or are dreading it, the 2015 holiday season is just around the corner. Maybe you are feeling that there is Continue reading…

September 27, 2015

The Power of Conversation

“The greatest single antidote to violence is conversation” – Jonathan Sacks I heard the quote above a while ago, and it has stuck with me. As I’ve been mulling it over, I have seen parallels to what I do as Continue reading…

August 21, 2015

How to Interview a Divorce Lawyer

If you are facing the possibility of a divorce, choosing a divorce lawyer could be one of the most important decisions in your life. Divorce is unfair. It forces you to make some of the most difficult decisions in your Continue reading…

April 21, 2015

How to Stay out of Divorce Court

Divorce court should be your LAST resort. After all, do you want a complete stranger in a black robe deciding the fate of your future? You do not want a judge to decide where your children will live, how much Continue reading…

July 14, 2014

Collaborative Divorce: Is It Right For Me?

When people consider divorce, they typically think of two ways to reach a resolution – litigation or mediation.  While both have benefits, many couples find they would prefer a third option.  That’s where Collaborative Divorce can be the perfect fit. Continue reading…

June 26, 2014

Breaking Bread

A common feature of most Collaborative 4-way meetings is the presence of some kind of simple snack (nuts, candy, etc); a little something to perk up the ol’ blood sugar over the course of a long collaborative session. But sharing Continue reading…

January 14, 2014

Divorce Corp Documentary: A Sensationalized Look at a Real Problem

Categories: Collaborative LawDivorce

I just finished watching the documentary, Divorce Corp, and I have to admit that I have mixed feelings. On the one hand, as someone who has devoted his career to helping people understand that divorce should not occur in court, Continue reading…

January 3, 2014

3 Things to Consider Before Telling Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

Categories: Collaborative LawDivorce

Telling your spouse you want to get a divorce may be the most difficult conversation you will ever have. The decisions you make during this critical time will affect you and your family for the rest of your life. While Continue reading…

January 2, 2014

Divorce and the New Year

Categories: Collaborative LawDivorce

After the magic of the holidays dies down it can be hard to pick up the pieces. This holds true even if your holidays didn’t seem magical. The hustle and bustle of shopping, cooking, traveling, holiday parties, etc., can create Continue reading…

December 17, 2013

You Get What You Don’t Fight For

Here’s the $64,000 question: when it comes to your divorce, how would you go about getting your best possible outcome–(1) rely on arbitrary decisions by a third-party, (2) waiting until you’re out of money before conceding, or (3) coming to Continue reading…