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‘Collaborative Divorce’ Category

Choosing Between Mediation vs Litigation vs Collaborative Divorce

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Divorce is never easy, no matter how amicable it is. There are numerous assets and properties that need to be divided, not to mention custody of children and other aspects. In California, a person that files for divorce has 3 ways to proceed – mediation, litigation and a collaborative divorce. There is no universal best choice among the 3 and each method is suitable for certain circumstances.
Mediation is the process where a divorcing couple sits with an (more...)

How To Have A Good Divorce

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The phrase “a good divorce” sounds like an oxymoron. It doesn’t seem possible. The word “divorce” comes laden with negativity, fear and judgement.
When we see divorce in the media and the movies it’s overwhelmingly about conflict. Amicable or civil divorces aren’t considered news unless there’s a weirdness factor associated with them such as Gywneth Paltrow’s “Conscious Uncoupling.”
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How To Save Money On The Legal Costs Of Your Divorce

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Saving money on the legal costs of your divorce is something most people would love to do. Not spending money on legal advice is one way to do that but as the British would say, that’s being penny wise, pound foolish. Most people would benefit from at least some legal help even if it’s one-time consultation on a specific issue.
If you have any sort of complication such as an inheritance that’s been (more...)

Going for A Collaborative Or Mediated Divorce

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Divorce courts in California work under the same rules used to courts to tackle other disputes. It is seen  frequently that such courts are unable to function properly in solving disputes related to divorce. Collaborative or mediation law can turn out to be better in such cases.
Court alternatives
Divorce issues can be resolved by three ways. All of them are regarded as much superior to the court methods.
Work out solutions together
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Finding the Best Divorce Attorney When You’re a Divorcing Parent

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC
Choosing the best divorce lawyer for you is a major decision for anyone facing this life-altering reality. However, when you’re a parent, the decision is far more complex and significant.
In our culture divorce is looked upon as a legal battle between two parties with opposing sides. Legal battles are about “winning,” which means all effort goes toward not “losing.”
Sadly, parental divorce is more than the dissolution of (more...)

DivorceTown Mixer Exclusively for Divorce Service Providers

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016              6:00 – 9:00 pm
              Hudson Grille
6317 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA  30328
(404) 554-8282
Located in the Marshall’s Shopping Center
Across from CVS
Wouldn’t it feel great to attend a networking event where everyone shared a common professional thread that could lead to more business for everyone&(more...)

Creating a Community of Positive Action: Interview with Divorce Saloon Founder Marion T. D. Lewis

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In 2006, Marion T.D. Lewis Esq. LL.M created an online space that has become a hub of learning and community building. The tagline for Divorce Saloon is The World’s First Divorce Newspaper. In 2006, Marion T.D. Lewis Esq. LL.M created an online space that has become a hub of learning and community building. The tagline for Divorce Saloon is The World’s First Divorce Newspaper. 
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Divorcing Parents: Don’t Bring Your Battles to Court

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Divorcing parents, when you give your divorce outcome over to the courts, you are paving the way to unimaginable stress and frustration compounded by a sense of powerlessness that is hard to comprehend until you are in its grips. Avoid aggressive divorce attorneys bent on litigation and choose instead Collaborative lawyers or divorce mediators who put the needs of your children ahead of court battles that will be costly in terms of finances as well as the psychological well-being (more...)

The Real Cost of Divorce

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The Real Cost of DivorceTue, 05/24/2016 - 16:43 When people think about divorce, the thought of how much it will cost sometimes follows. Depending on your situation, the monetary cost of divorce can vary greatly. In any case, ending a marriage will have a price, but that price includes more than just money. Emotional distress, energy, and time are also included in the real cost of divorce. Learn about the various aspects of the (more...)

The Divorce School Releases 11 New Free Videos and Podcasts

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The Divorce School has just released another 11 new videos and podcasts for separated and divorced people who are seeking tips and information to help them deal with their divorce-related issues. From Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to high-net-worth divorce, from property division to dating after divorce, from children's issues to how the divorce process works – you'll find the information you need at Divorce School.

Sessions are only available until June 30, so time's running out for you to (more...)