Want to Know the Secret to a Successful Divorce? Hire a Divorce Coach

While your marriage may not have worked out, you have choices about how you divorce. While divorce can be extremely stressful, emotionally difficult and a life changer, there are ways to get through it with your dignity intact, even with your family intact. Most people probably do not think of divorce in terms of being a ‘success’ and may wonder,… Read More

The New Tax Laws and Spousal Support

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The Tax Cut and Jobs Act passed in December 2017 is changing the tax rules around spousal support. Currently, if you pay spousal support, it is an “above the line” tax deduction. Meaning the total amount of the spousal support payment comes right off the top of your income and you don’t pay taxes on it. For example, if you… Read More

Which Divorce Process is Right for You? Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop – October 6

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Led by volunteer attorneys, financial specialists, and mental health professionals who are members of the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego, the workshop will cover the full range of choices couples have as they contemplate divorce, focusing on the non-adversarial, out-of-court options. Divorce is difficult and stressful even under the best of circumstances. It can be especially hard if… Read More

San Diego Family Law Attorney, Meredith Lewis Wins 2018 Eureka Award

San Diego, CA — (SBWIRE) — 08/27/2018 — The annual awards are given by the Collaborative Practice California (CPCal) group. The Eureka Award recognizes and honors those who “have made significant contributions and demonstrated an abiding dedication to establishing and sustaining Collaborative Practice in California,” the association says. Lewis is only the third recipient from San Diego. “I’m honored to… Read More

Take Control of Your Divorce: Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop – September 1

Led by volunteer attorneys, financial specialists, and mental health professionals who are members of the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego, the workshop will cover the full range of choices couples have as they contemplate divorce, focusing on the non-adversarial, out-of-court options. Divorce is difficult and stressful even under the best of circumstances. It can be especially hard if… Read More

The Attorney’s Role in Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative Divorce is a client driven, family centered way to get divorced.  It is a team approach with each party having a lawyer as well as other team members to support the family through the process.  However, in the collaborative divorce, the lawyers work together to keep the clients out of court and to help them reach unique solutions that… Read More

Do You Have Questions About Divorce? Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop – August 4

Questions About Divorce - Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego - Divorce Workshop
Led by volunteer attorneys, financial specialists, and mental health professionals who are members of the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego, the workshop will cover the full range of choices couples have as they contemplate divorce, focusing on the non-adversarial, out-of-court options. Divorce is difficult and stressful even under the best of circumstances. It can be especially hard if… Read More

Facing Divorce or Separation? Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop – July 7

Divorce Options Workshop - Collaborative Divorce - San Diego
Led by volunteer attorneys, financial specialists, and mental health professionals who are members of the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego, the workshop will cover the full range of choices couples have as they contemplate divorce, focusing on the non-adversarial, out-of-court options. Divorce is difficult and stressful even under the best of circumstances. It can be especially hard if… Read More

Collaborative Divorce: What the Heck is it?

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So you want to get divorced?  Maybe just legally separated? The BIG and I mean HUGE question is, what’s the best way to do it? What process is as cost effective as possible given the needs of the parties and the complexity of the case? What process deals with the legal, financial and emotional aspects of the divorce?  What process… Read More

Divorce and summer break: get help at our June 2 workshop

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Summertime brings carefree days of fun activities for many families. But if you are considering divorce and overwhelmed by challenges, don’t think you are alone. Recent research reveals the peak month for divorce is now August as families reach the end of summer vacation time and the start of a new school year. Many spend the entire summer in conflict… Read More