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Your 2018 Resolution: Attend A Divorce Options Workshop

Are you and your family facing a difficult reality in 2018, one which may include divorce? You may have many questions with no easy answers. Finding guidance can be difficult. What worked for family or friends may not work for you and your family. How can you be sure you’re doing the right thing? Members of the Collaborative Family Law… Read More

Member Constance Ahrons Delivers Keynote Address in Minneapolis on “Life After Divorce”

Dr. Constance Ahrons recently appeared at a Collaborative Law Summit held by the Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota. Psychologist Dr. Constance Ahrons of San Diego, a member of the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego, delivered the keynote address at the recent “Life After Divorce” Parenting Summit held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The conference was sponsored in part by the… Read More

What Is A Divorce Coach – and Do I Need One?

by Lynn Waldman, LCSW, and Tina Mears, LMFT Couples starting the Collaborative Divorce process understand they will be working with family law attorneys to help facilitate the legal requirements. They also recognize the advantages of working with a neutral financial professional such as a Certified Financial Planner or Certified Divorce Analyst, especially when there are important assets or property involved… Read More

Collaborators Support Kids’ Turn San Diego

Both groups share commitment to children navigating family separations Contact: Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR / 619-997-2495 or gayle@falconvalleygroup.com (SAN DIEGO) – More than 30 years of research continues to reveal negative effects of traditional divorce on children. Many of the 1.5 million children in the U.S. whose parents divorce every year feel as if their worlds are falling apart. Divorcing… Read More

Communication Tools for Collaborative Divorce

by Tina Mears, LMFT Learning to communicate efficiently and effectively is a progression in skills, just like learning a golf swing or entertaining for 50 people. There are many moving parts and it changes depending on who is in front of you. As you go through Collaborative Divorce, communication is a key component to its success.   Yet, it is extremely… Read More

Realistic Expectations in Divorce: Do Leopards Ever Really Change Their Spots?

by Shawn D. Skillin, Esq. Collaborative Attorney and Mediator As a mediator, I met with a Mediation couple today. I like both of them very much. We are the same ages, have similar interests and if I wasn’t their divorce mediator, I could be friends with each of them. But what struck me again today, was how divorcing spouses treat… Read More

In Life and Divorce, The Greatest Rewards Come From the Toughest Challenges

by Tina Mears, LMF Collaborative Divorce Coach Change can bring many wonderful gifts, but it can also be very intimidating. New ways of thinking and behaving to achieve a goal can be difficult, mostly because for a lot of us, we want to do what we’ve always done.   We think we’re right or the stress of life persuades us to… 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