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Dec 12, 2017BY: Jeff Zimmerman
IN: Children and Divorce

Divorce: Who Is It About?

Divorce is one of the most stressful and difficult times. Your whole life may seem upside down and in chaos. You may have serious concerns about whether and how you and your children will be ok, and what the future will be like. Your spouse may be angry, hostile or withdrawn, and may be far […]

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One of the most frequent questions I get asked as a psychologist, both in my work as a collaborative team member and as a therapist, is how to talk to children about divorce. While there is no simple straightforward answer to the question, there are a few basic rules that parents can follow.  One is […]

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Nov 15, 2017BY: MaryEllen Linnehan
IN: Collaborative Law

Is Collaborative Divorce Right For Me?

You’ve made the difficult, complicated, often painful decision to divorce. The question now is how you will move forward:  how you will protect your children, ensure financial stability for you and your family, and preserve important relationships. How will you work through the emotional, legal and financial decisions? Importantly, how will you structure your divorce […]

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Almost every new client tends to ask the same question in the initial call and meeting, and the answer tends to be quite confusing for lay-people to understand:  What kind of agreement do I want at the end of my collaborative divorce process?  The answer is:  it depends upon what you want to accomplish!  To […]

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Sep 18, 2017BY: Melissa Goodstein
IN: Dealing with Divorce

A Recipe For A Better Divorce

Step 1: Work with your spouse and not against your spouse. Your relationship as husband and wife may be ending however you both created this family and if you have children you will need to work together as co parents; Step 2: Select a process such as either mediation or collaborative divorce to negotiate the […]

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Sep 6, 2017BY: Ken Novenstern
IN: Collaborative Law

Why I Chose Collaborative Divorce

My wife told me she was considering a divorce on 7/31/09 (for ease of reference I will refer to her as my wife, although she is now my former wife). I was devastated. I knew what a divorce entailed and was filled with dread. I could not comprehend a life outside of my marriage, without […]

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   For most people, choosing a divorce lawyer is a daunting task.  You are about to embark on an unfamiliar and treacherous journey, and, to make things worse, you have to do this while you are in the grip of extreme emotional turmoil. Guiding you through this traumatic life experience should be a lawyer whom […]

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     On June 8, 2017, former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Many of the senators’ questions addressed the communications between the President and Director Comey regarding the investigation into former National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn. Senator James Risch asked Director Comey the following: “I – I want to drill […]

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Jun 12, 2017BY: Abby Rosmarin
IN: Communication in Divorce,Dealing with Divorce

Memories

I have a tree in my front yard that has become taller than any other. It is a Chinese Redwood given to me by my father as only a sapling in honor of our shared love and wonder about the mystifying nature of a Redwood grove. It is hard to miss. But, there are times that I notice […]

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Whether you’re initiating divorce, it’s being initiated by your partner, or it’s a mutual decision, it comes with a whole host of feelings including anger, anxiety, sadness, and guilt. Guilt can be profound, and can impact our relationship with our children, our ex spouse, and even ourselves. Guilt can weave its way into our psyches […]

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