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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

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

Who Asks For A Divorce More Often, Men or Women?

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

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

RSVP Now For Divorce Options Workshop Saturday, May 6

Popular new location for workshop in Carmel Valley offers convenient freeway access for discussion about your no-court alternatives San Diegans facing difficult decisions about divorce can now take advantage of valuable free workshops in a convenient new location, where they can learn about their alternatives to a stressful, adversarial divorce. Led by volunteer attorneys, financial specialists, and mental health professionals… 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

Collaborating From Afar On Collaborative Divorce Cases

by Meredith G. Lewis, CLS-F, CDFA In most Collaborative Divorce cases, the parties and professional team members reside and work in the same city, and are able to have in person meetings throughout the process. What if a situation arises when one of the parties, or even one of the chosen professional team members, lives in another city, state or… Read More

Back to School Tips for Divorced Families

No matter how old your kids are or how many times you’ve been through it all as a parent, there is anxiety mixed with anticipation as kids head back to school this fall. Mixed feelings are natural at this time of year. There is extra stress and brand new school-related issues to deal with if you are newly divorced. Who… 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

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