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Considering divorce? Attend our Divorce Options Workshop Saturday, September 2

Divorce filings rise as children return to school; get informed about your choices (SAN DIEGO) – As children return to school and families end summer vacations, divorce filing rise in California. If you are considering ending your marriage, get informed about your options at the next “Divorce Options” workshop in San Diego offered by the Collaborative Family Law Group of… Read More

Law Week 2017 Special: Divorce Options Workshop Free June 3

Special for Law Week: Workshop is free for the last time in 2017 – RSVP today San Diegans facing difficult decisions about divorce can now take advantage of a valuable workshop offering information about their alternatives to a stressful, adversarial divorce. Led by volunteer attorneys, financial specialists, and mental health professionals who are members of the Collaborative Family Law Group… Read More

Understanding the Chemistry Of A Divorce

People often express the need to find “chemistry” in their relationships, the connection, bond, or feeling of commonality between two people. Without positive chemistry, any potential for a relationship is stopped cold. But even an intense attraction which leads to a marriage can often fade or become lost over time, leading to the decision to divorce. What role does chemistry… Read More

Stress, Divorce and Down Dog

By Win Heiskala, Certified Family Law Specialist Attorney-Partner, Beatrice L. Snider Family Law Group Stress. That is one word that comes to mind for most people when they think of divorce. Either their own or someone else’s divorce[1]. How to manage that stress? Obviously, the best way to handle any stress is to remove it, but that is not possible… Read More

Can a Divorce Team Save You Money?

By Win Heiskala, Certified Family Law Specialist Attorney-Partner, Beatrice L. Snider Family Law Group You made the very serious personal decision to terminate your marriage. This decision necessarily takes you to the procedure known as divorce (AKA Dissoluiton of Marriage in the Court). You found yourself an attorney who discusses the different processes with you that can be used to… Read More

Stock Options and Restricted Stock In Divorce

by Thea Glazer, CFP®, CDFA™, MS Accounting Glazer Financial Advisors When dividing property in a divorce settlement, stock options and restricted stock may be part of the marital estate. This brief overview provides a basic understanding of the factors you need to take into consideration. It does not go into all the many tax and technical issues that are aspects… Read More

Don’t Divorce Alone: It Takes A Village

by Myra Chack Fleischer, CFL-S, Fleischer & Ravreby As we start a new year, it is natural to take stock of your life and look for ways to improve your situation. Sometimes, this means facing the reality that a divorce is necessary for your emotional and sometimes financial health. January is the month with the most new divorce filings all… Read More

Choose Your Filing Options Wisely in a Military Divorce

One-quarter of all active duty United States Navy and United States Marine Corps personnel are based in San Diego County. Add the large number of veterans, retirees, reservists and National Guard, and the significant influence of the military is apparent. When you are a civilian facing divorce, you file in the state where you live. If you are a member… Read More

Tips on How to Find the Best Family Law Attorney for You

by Frann Setzer, Esq. MBA/Certified Family Law Specialist Lewis, Warren & Setzer, LLP It surprises me how many phone calls I receive from potential clients whose first question is, ‘what is your hourly rate?’  While I appreciate that legal help is not inexpensive, my experience is that receiving advice from a qualified professional is invaluable. My tax professional charges a… Read More

Don’t Trash Talk Your Ex: Staying Civil After Divorce

Among the many significant benefits of collaborative divorce is providing a framework for respectful, civil discussion between spouses about difficult issues. By remaining civil, emotional stress is lessened on everyone in the family, especially the children. Once the divorce is final, parents need to continue those respectful communication practices as they work together to raise their children. The positive aspects… Read More