Tag Archives: divorce litigation

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

Justin Reckers named President of Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego

Media contact: Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR, Fellow PRSA 619-997-2495 or gayle@falconvalleygroup.com (SAN DIEGO) – Financial professional Justin Reckers, CFP, CDFA, has been named President of the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego for the 2017 term. Reckers is the Chief Executive Officer of WellSpring Divorce Advisors, and the lead Financial Advisor at Fonte Financial Advisors, a Member of Advisory… Read More

Divorce Options Workshop moves to Carmel Valley on February 4

Workshop location moves to new location in February for your convenince (SAN DIEGO) – If your marriage is ending and you plan to file for divorce, get the information you need to make important decisions at the free “Divorce Options” workshop in San Diego offered by the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego. The next “Divorce Options” workshop takes… Read More

Three Divorces In One

by Traci Hoppes, Family Law Attorney Law & Mediation Firm of Klueck & Hoppes Family law attorneys are hired to help people obtain a legal divorce. However, most divorce clients are really going through three different “divorces” at the same time: 1.  Emotional Divorce The emotional divorce begins with the decision to separate and ends when both spouses accept the… Read More

Is The Alternative to Killing Each Other The Solution to a Family’s Problems?

by Sandra Joan Morris, Certified Family Law Specialist; Member, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek Courts evolved long ago to provide an alternative to self-help and violent solutions to disagreements. Both sides submitted their positions, and a Solomon decided how to resolve the dispute. Determining a property boundary, or allocating fault and awarding funds might not go… Read More

Date of Separation and the Collaborative Divorce Process

by Frann Setzer, Esq. MBA/Certified Family Law Specialist The Law Office of Frann Setzer, APLC In some dissolutions, the date that parties separate is a crucial issue. This is because by law, the marital ‘community’ ends on the day when parties separate. The end of the marital community means that income earned or possibly property purchased after that date might… 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

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