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
Even when divorce makes the most sense for you and your family, it’s not a happy occasion. Uncertainty about the best way to approach your divorce can turn an already difficult situation into one filled with anxiety, stress, and strong emotions.
When you can get the answers you need and feel better informed, you can take control of your divorce.… Read More
Collaborative divorce is featured in a new profile Q&A with Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego board president Lynn Waldman on SDVoyager.com, a platform whose mission statement aligns with our own in many ways: “Our mission is build a platform that fosters collaboration and support for small businesses, independent artists and entrepreneurs, local institutions and those that make our… Read More
by Mark C. Hill, Certified Financial Planner, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
Managing Director, Pacific Divorce Management
It is not unusual for professionals who work in the divorce field to have been motivated in their choice of career by personal experience of divorce. Sometimes it is the memory of how their parents’ divorce was handled in childhood, while other times it… Read More
Researchers have a gold mine of data when it comes to studying divorce and divorce trends. Two recent studies looked at who initiates divorce more often, men or women.
Surprise – both studies, one conducted by Stanford University sociologist Michael Rosenfeld and another produced by the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for
Health Statistics (NCHS) found the vast majority… Read More
by Ginita Wall, CPA, CFP®, CDFA™
Divorce is difficult enough. What could add to the anxiety that divorce brings? Taxes. If you are one of the many people who recently divorced, this year, as a result you will be
coping with new tax issues, and may even be filing your own tax return for the first time. Here are… Read More
by Shawn Weber, Certified Family Law Specialist
Weber Dispute Resolution, Solana Beach, California
The Full-Team Collaborative Divorce Process
Collaborative Practice is an excellent way to resolve difficult disputes including issues surrounding divorce or separation. In a Collaborative Divorce, parties hire specially trained attorneys who enter inter into a written agreement with the parties th
at the attorneys will never go… Read More
by Dr. Debra Dupree, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Relationships That Matter
You’ve made the decision to divorce. It’s been agonizing but a decision that had to be made. Now, what about the children? Never in your wildest dreams did you expect to bring children into the world so they could live in two different households. Where do you begin?… Read More
After the initial news about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce hit the headlines including accusations of angry episodes and plenty of gossipy accusations, the two famous actors realized their family, especially their six minor children, would be better off if they didn’t hash out their problems in public.
When the dust settled, the pair hired a private judge and… Read More
by Anne Janda, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Collaborative Coach
The best divorce is plain and simple. Here are five ways to have one of those.
Tell the truth. If you’re having an affair, it’s time to spill the beans. If you’ve been squirreling away marital funds in a secret savings or investment account, it’s time to… Read More