Tag Archives: mediation

How to Gain Clarity During the Divorce Process

Experts note stress levels experienced during a divorce are equal to experiencing other significant losses, such as a death in the family.  It is, after all, the loss of a marriage. A marriage that once had a vision of a future that had hopes and dreams. It is an uncomfortable time, full of anxiety. Anxiety over the unknown.  Where will… Read More

Collaborative Divorce: What the Heck is it?

man and woman, arms crossed, unhappy marriage
So you want to get divorced?  Maybe just legally separated? The BIG and I mean HUGE question is, what’s the best way to do it? What process is as cost effective as possible given the needs of the parties and the complexity of the case? What process deals with the legal, financial and emotional aspects of the divorce?  What process… Read More

RSVP Now for Next Divorce Options Workshop October 7

Popular Carmel Valley workshop location offers convenient freeway access for discussion about your no-court alternatives San Diegans facing difficult decisions about divorce can now take advantage of informative workshops in where they can learn about ways to divorce without resorting to an adversarial, time-consuming, costly court battle. Led by volunteer attorneys, financial specialists, and mental health professionals who are members… 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

Real Talk San Diego Features Attorney Meredith Lewis

Tune in to Real Talk San Diego on ESPN Radio 1700 this Thursday, September 1, at 1 p.m. to hear Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego member and Certified Family Law Specialist Meredith Lewis. Meredith will discuss family law issues and mediation. You can listen from anywhere online: http://www.realtalksandiego.com/… Read More

San Diego Osteopathic Physicians Learn About Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego incoming 2016 president, attorney Myra Chack Fleischer, CFL-S, and board member Cinda Jones, CFP, CDFA, joined members of the San Diego Osteopathic Medical Association spoke at the group’s November meeting for a presentation on Collaborative Practice as an alternative to traditional litigated divorce. The presentation provided an overview of the process, introduced the… Read More

What If We Get Stuck Mid-Divorce?

by Robin A. DeVito, Attorney at Law, Certified Family Law Specialist One of the most frequently asked questions by clients considering using the Collaborative process for their divorce is this: What if we get stuck? What if there are issues that simply cannot be resolved during the Collaborative process? Does court then become our only option? I recently concluded a… 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

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