A Brief Overview of Collaborative Law

Thank you to Brad Reid and the Huffington Post for this blog article. Collaborate law is a variation of non-adversarial alternative dispute resolution. Specific collaborative law techniques have been discussed for about thirty years and fifteen or so states have...

Can a Divorce Team Save You Money?

More and more people are turning to Collaborative Practice professionals for divorce and other family law matters.  But when you hear about a “team” that sounds expensive!  Here is an explanation, written by a family law attorney, of why working with a...

How Do We Divide Up Our Stuff in Our Divorce?

People often become paralyzed when it comes to dividing their personal property (household furniture, furnishings, sentimental items such as wedding gifts, photos, children’s artwork, etc.).  It is certainly one of the harder issues to contend with for families...

Why Can’t Our Therapist Be Our Collaborative Divorce Coach?

When couples begin a divorce process, they have many questions.  During this time of transition everyone needs support to navigate the process as it unfolds.  You need support while you are making temporary plans for your children and yourself.  If you have a...

What Happens to My Inheritance in a Divorce?

The simple answer is the inheritance belongs to the person who inherits it.  It is their separate property.  However, as with most things, this question is not as simple as it may seem.  Often inheritance comes in one form, say money, and is later used to purchase...