Tag Archives: CFLG San Diego

Divorce: A Professional’s Personal Story

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

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

New Technology Opens California Court System Access to All

by Susan L Rapp, CFL-S California courts, including Superior Courts handling divorce, support, and child custody matters, have been severely impacted by state budget cuts. This has resulted in a reduction in family court personnel, reduced hours for filings, lengthy waits for divorce judgments to be processed, and delays in child support wage assignments being issued. Family law litigants are… Read More

Top Four Reasons Why You Should Hire a Divorce Financial Specialist

by Shawn Weber, CLS-F Attorney, Weber Dispute Resolution In my years as a Collaborative Divorce practitioner, folks have asked me why they should spend the money to hire a Financial Specialist as part of their divorce team. A financial specialist is an excellent resource, who can bring a neutral financial perspective to a legal process. Here are my top four… Read More

Why a Collaborative Divorce Makes Financial Sense

For couples ready to part ways, a Collaborative Divorce can often prevent the angry, destructive results of many divorce proceedings. As reported in U.S. News & World Report, Collaborative Divorce embraces the concept that a couple once considered themselves partners during their marriage, and should be able to end it together as well, deciding how to split assets and how… Read More

Ten Must-Dos After Your Divorce

by Nancy Stassinopoulos, Certified Family Law Specialist Nancy Stassinopoulos, APC Many couples think their case is over on the date they sign their Marital Settlement Agreement. This is a momentous occasion, especially in a collaborative case where the entire team usually meets in a conference room to review and sign the final documents. Emotions can run high, ranging from tears… Read More

Empower Yourself During Your Divorce

by Debra Caliguri, Law and Mediation Offices of Debra N. Caliguri How many times have we all heard and even repeated the phrase “Ignorance is bliss”?  Itmay be popular, but ignorance is bliss is no credo to live by. One online dictionary defines “Ignorance is bliss” as “a term used to falsely justify apathy on the given subject in the… 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

Collaborative law featured on ESPN 1700 Radio

Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego member attorney Shawn Weber, Certified Family Law Specialist with Brave Weber Mack, discussed the Collaborative approach to divorce during a recent guest appearance on “The Real Estate Radio Hour” on ESPN Radio 1700 AM with host Ryan White. Weber pointed out that recent budget cutbacks to California’s family law court system makes it… 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