First Step in the Divorce Process: Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop – November 3

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What is the first step in the divorce process?  Join us for our Divorce Options Workshop, November 3, to learn about all the steps involved in the divorce process and the different options available so you can maximize your ability to make good decisions during the difficult and challenging time. Learn more about our workshops and RSVP here. We look… Read More

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

New Tax Laws and Divorce: Join Us for Divorce Options San Diego Workshop – October 6

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When are the new tax laws taking affect?  How do the new tax laws affect your divorce?  Get the answers to these questions and more when you join us for our Divorce Options Workshop, October 6. Learn more about our workshops and RSVP here. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, October 6, at 9 a.m.… 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

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Take control of your divorce.  Join us September 1 for our next Divorce Options Workshop.  Get information to help you make decisions about: Separate and community property Spousal support and alimony Child support, legal and physical child custody Tax consequences of divorce Learn more about our workshops and RSVP here. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, September 1,… 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

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Divorce brings about many questions.  Join us August 4 to learn the answers to many of your questions, including: What happens if we go to court? How long does it take to get divorced? How much do divorces cost? What should you do to start getting divorced? What community resources are available? Learn more about our workshops and RSVP here.… Read More

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

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Are you facing divorce or separation and have questions?  Join us July 7 for our next Divorce Options Workshop.  The Divorce Options San Diego program is useful to anyone thinking about divorce or other relationship transitions including co-habitating couples with children or LGBT couples looking for a process aware and respectful of their unique needs. Learn more about our workshops… 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