Collaborative Divorce

Our Divorce is Uncontested. Now What?

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It happens more often than you might think. A couple decides to divorce, sits down for a long conversation, decides that they can amicably…
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Divorce – Know Your Options

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I continue to be surprised by the number of people I meet who have never heard about what I do – help divorcing clients using the…
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Minimizing the Impact of Divorce on Children with Disabilities

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Some call it a disability, others call it special needs, but all find that these children are family blessings despite the day-to-day…
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Collaborative Divorce: How Hiring More Professionals Can Save You Money (Part 3: Child Specialists)

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This is the final installment of my 3-part series on non-attorney professionals on the Collaborative Divorce team, and it’s for couples…
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Collaborative Divorce: How Hiring More Professionals Can Save You Money (Part 2: Neutral Mental Health Professionals)

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First, let’s clear up this name – Neutral Mental Health Professional (Neutral MHP). Whenever I tell clients that we typically hire a…
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Collaborative Divorce: How Hiring More Professionals Can Save You Money (Part 1: The Neutral Financial Professional)

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When learning about the Collaborative Divorce option, a common and understandable concern of clients is the cost of hiring multiple…
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5 Questions to Ask When Searching for a Divorce Attorney

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Divorce is almost always a scary time for people. It comes packed with much emotion and uncertainty. And while many people think they are…
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What Will Your Children Say About Your Divorce?

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Give this question some deep thought. As you do, keep this in mind: apart from the science of DNA, children FEEL themselves as 50% of you…
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Myth Busting: What a Collaborative Divorce Is and Is Not

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The Collaborative Divorce process is still an unknown to many people. They have either never heard of it, or if they have, they hold many…
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Being Smart About the Cost of Divorce – Part 2

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In my last blog, I shared how to control the financial cost of a divorce. But for most, there is a far more important cost to consider…
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Being Smart About the Cost of Divorce – Part 1

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I wish I could tell you that divorce is cheap. Understandably, people want it to be. They want out of a marriage that has become…
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Post-Divorce Parenting – How Does Scheduling Work?

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Coming to terms with the fact that you (and same for your spouse) will no longer have access to your children 100% of the time is a…
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Collaborative Divorce: Who are the Professionals and are They Necessary?

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The Texas legal community is the leader in the international collaborative divorce movement, helping couples find a more dignified way to...
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I Am a Collaborative Divorce Attorney

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Who am I? I used to answer that question with: I’m a Family Law Attorney. Most people at least thought they knew what that meant.
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Collaborative Divorce: The Solomon Decision or the Orange?

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It is sometimes difficult to explain the collaborative divorce process in a few succinct words. When you hear the word “litigation,” few...
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