Tag Archives: court

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

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

Collaborative Divorce Method Mirrors Reality, Replacing Fear With Relief

by Meredith G. Lewis, Esq.  Certified Legal Specialist-Family Law Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Lewis, Warren & Setzer, LLP For the first several years of my family law practice, I represented clients who were looking to the judicial system to make decisions regarding their children, finances and property.  These clients felt it appropriate to provide a judge who didn’t personally know… Read More

Divorce (Without The Court): Reasons To Choose Collaborative Divorce

The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas recently held its annual conference in Dallas. As part of the conference, a panel of collaborative divorce practitioners participated in a discussion on KERA Public Radio in North Texas. It is an illuminating discussion we found worth sharing with you. The discussion identifies three main reasons people seek a Collaborative Divorce. Please listen to… Read More

What to Expect When You Have Filed for Divorce

by Nancy A. Taylor, Esq. Hargreaves & Taylor, LLP California State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist Member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers As soon as your friends and family find out you have filed for divorce, the first thing they will want to do is tell you their horror stories and/or how you and your attorney should be… Read More

Collaborative Divorce Offers Alternatives to “Divorce Corp.” Documentary

January 20, 2014 Contact: Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR 619-997-2495 or gayle@falconvalleygroup.com   (SAN DIEGO) – The release of the new documentary film “Divorce Corp.” has generated renewed attention and focus on family law court proceedings involving divorce, child custody and child support issues across the United States.  While the film offers a critique of the way that divorce is commonly… Read More

CFLG San Diego in the News: San Diego Daily Transcript: January 3, 2014

The San Diego Daily Transcript published a story about the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego’s outstanding membership growth in 2013 in its January 3, 2014 edition. You can access the article at this link, or see a screenshot of the online version of the article below.… Read More

Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego Featured on “San Diego Living”

Representatives of the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego appeared on “San Diego Living” on Monday, December 30 on San Diego 6 (CW6/XETV). Family law attorney Nancy Taylor, financial specialist Cinda Jones and psychologist/coach Dr. Robert Simon were interviewed by host Marc Bailey, who asked them to explain the collaborative divorce model and answer common questions that people might… Read More

Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego sees record membership growth in 2013

January 2, 2014 Contact:  Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR – 619-997-2495 or gayle@falconvalleygroup.com (SAN DIEGO) – The Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego (CFLG San Diego) saw record membership growth in 2013. CFLG San Diego is a non-profit group of legal, financial, and mental health professionals trained in the Collaborative Process as an alternative to divorce litigation. Hildy Fentin, CFLS,… Read More

Ask These Five Questions to Find Out If You Are a Candidate for Collaborative Divorce

by Adryenn Cantor, CFLS, AAML  Law Office of Adryenn Cantor, San Diego, California If you see the completion of your marriage as transition, instead of failure, then you can consciously decide how to move forward in dissolving your marriage with grace and thoughtfulness. Instead of seeing the process as dividing assets, dividing time with the children, and each of you… Read More