Attorney’s Role in the Collaborative Divorce Process

Attorney’s Role in the Collaborative Divorce Process Collaborative Attorneys have made a commitment to the unique practice of the Collaborative Divorce model and are there to assist clients in the divorce process.  Attorneys in the Collaborative Divorce process are...

Divorce With Respect Week – March 6 –10, 2023

Collaborative Practice California, the umbrella group for all of California’s Collaborative Practice Groups, is offering California residents FREE 30-minute divorce consultations provided by volunteer attorneys, mental health professionals, and divorce financial specialists. These consultations are like any intake meeting with a prospective client.

Do I Need to State a Reason for Filing a Divorce?

In summary as addressed above, most individuals select “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for their divorce in California because it is the easiest to prove and does not require expert testimony about the other person’s mental capacity.

My Spouse Wants a Divorce – Where Do I Start?

Prospective clients often call me to say they have just been told that their spouse wants a divorce, they are frightened and have no idea where to start.  I usually suggest they attend a free online Divorce Options Workshop. 

Am I Receiving the Right Amount of Child Support?

Remember that the right amount of child support, is not always what a computer program comes up with.  The better description might be the amount that will meet the reasonable needs of your children without causing significant detriment to the person paying or receiving it.