How to Stop Fighting in Front of Your Kids

(Beyond Buttoning Your Lips!) Hold a “Commitment Ceremony” Before you can implement any of the following ideas, you need to have a commitment from your ex (or soon to be ex) that you will both do everything possible to stop fighting in front of the kids. Write it down...

5 Reasons to Stay Out of Court

As a retired Superior Court Family Law Commissioner, I firmly believe that if you can find a way to stay out of court, do so for the following reasons: Time Constraints – The Family Court system is underfunded and understaffed.  Even a relatively simple case can...

I Am Afraid I Will End Up in a Cardboard Box

Everyone worries about how their future will look after their divorce.  Your worst fear might be that you will be living in a cardboard box, and this article will tell you how and why that won’t happen. One way to be sure that all financial information is...

About Collaborative Practice North Bay

About Collaborative Practice North Bay Collaborative Practice North Bay (formerly Collaborative Practice Marin and Collaborative Practice Sonoma) is a group of Bay Area professionals committed to resolving conflicts without court battles or power struggles. We are a...