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Mediation and Collaborative Law Articles

Child Specialist

2 entries.
Help Your Children Cope with Divorce by Co-Parenting with Less Conflict   May. 24th, 2013
Lisa Gabardi, Ph.D. by Lisa Gabardi, Ph.D.

One of the biggest worries parents have when considering divorce is how the divorce will affect their children.  What do we know about the effects of d ...

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Co-parenting 101 - Practical Advice Book   Apr. 30th, 2013
Lillian Watson by Lillian Watson

As a collaborative family attorney I keep my eyes open for helpful books to share with my clients and help them successfully manage how their divorce effects their children's lives.  Recently I found "Co-parenting 101" Helping Your Kinds Thrive in Two Households after Divorce by Deesha ...

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Collaborative Coach

2 entries.
Help Your Children Cope with Divorce by Co-Parenting with Less Conflict   May. 24th, 2013
Lisa Gabardi, Ph.D. by Lisa Gabardi, Ph.D.

One of the biggest worries parents have when considering divorce is how the divorce will affect their children.  What do we know about the effects of d ...

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Common Objections to Collaborative Law   May. 4th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

There are a number of common objections to Collaborative Law.  Here are the most common objections to Collaborative Law and responses to those objections.
 

My ex is not collaborative!

Collaborative Law

7 entries.
What Kind of Divorce Do You Want?   May. 17th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

Nobody gets married expecting to get divorced.  Unfortunately, half of marriages end up in divorce.  If you are going to go through divorce, what kind of divorce do you want to have?

If you ask most people to describe divorce, you will often hear the following: ...

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Common Objections to Collaborative Law   May. 4th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

There are a number of common objections to Collaborative Law.  Here are the most common objections to Collaborative Law and responses to those objections.
 

My ex is not collaborative!
Co-parenting 101 - Practical Advice Book   Apr. 30th, 2013
Lillian Watson by Lillian Watson

As a collaborative family attorney I keep my eyes open for helpful books to share with my clients and help them successfully manage how their divorce effects their children's lives.  Recently I found "Co-parenting 101" Helping Your Kinds Thrive in Two Households after Divorce by Deesha ...

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Cooperative Law vs. Collaborative Law   Mar. 11th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

Many people have heard of "cooperative law" and ask if it is the same thing as Collaborative Law.  The short answer is no, cooperative law is not the same thing as Collaborative Law.  While these two approaches may look similar in some cases, there are some key differe ...

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What is the Collaborative Participation Agreement?   Mar. 6th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

The Collaborative Participation Agreement (sometimes called the "P. A.") is a signed agreement that makes officially makes a case a "Collaborative" case.  This agreement is a contract between the clients ...

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Divorce

7 entries.
Help Your Children Cope with Divorce by Co-Parenting with Less Conflict   May. 24th, 2013
Lisa Gabardi, Ph.D. by Lisa Gabardi, Ph.D.

One of the biggest worries parents have when considering divorce is how the divorce will affect their children.  What do we know about the effects of d ...

read more..
What Kind of Divorce Do You Want?   May. 17th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

Nobody gets married expecting to get divorced.  Unfortunately, half of marriages end up in divorce.  If you are going to go through divorce, what kind of divorce do you want to have?

If you ask most people to describe divorce, you will often hear the following: ...

read more..
Common Objections to Collaborative Law   May. 4th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

There are a number of common objections to Collaborative Law.  Here are the most common objections to Collaborative Law and responses to those objections.
 

My ex is not collaborative!
Co-parenting 101 - Practical Advice Book   Apr. 30th, 2013
Lillian Watson by Lillian Watson

As a collaborative family attorney I keep my eyes open for helpful books to share with my clients and help them successfully manage how their divorce effects their children's lives.  Recently I found "Co-parenting 101" Helping Your Kinds Thrive in Two Households after Divorce by Deesha ...

read more..
Pros and Cons of DIY Divorce   Apr. 11th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

Everywhere you look somebody is pitching DIY this or DIY that. There are TV, magazines and countless websites devoted to doing it yourself. It probably comes as no surprise, then, that do-it-yourself divorce has grown in popularity. There are a number of reasons for this.  ...

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Family Law

3 entries.
Common Objections to Collaborative Law   May. 4th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

There are a number of common objections to Collaborative Law.  Here are the most common objections to Collaborative Law and responses to those objections.
 

My ex is not collaborative!
Co-parenting 101 - Practical Advice Book   Apr. 30th, 2013
Lillian Watson by Lillian Watson

As a collaborative family attorney I keep my eyes open for helpful books to share with my clients and help them successfully manage how their divorce effects their children's lives.  Recently I found "Co-parenting 101" Helping Your Kinds Thrive in Two Households after Divorce by Deesha ...

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What is Kitchen Table Mediation?   Feb. 19th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

People will often ask about the difference between “kitchen table mediation” and “regular” mediation.  I typically reply that there is no difference, at which point most people get confused.  The reality is that kitchen table me ...

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Mediation

7 entries.
What Kind of Divorce Do You Want?   May. 17th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

Nobody gets married expecting to get divorced.  Unfortunately, half of marriages end up in divorce.  If you are going to go through divorce, what kind of divorce do you want to have?

If you ask most people to describe divorce, you will often hear the following: ...

read more..
Co-parenting 101 - Practical Advice Book   Apr. 30th, 2013
Lillian Watson by Lillian Watson

As a collaborative family attorney I keep my eyes open for helpful books to share with my clients and help them successfully manage how their divorce effects their children's lives.  Recently I found "Co-parenting 101" Helping Your Kinds Thrive in Two Households after Divorce by Deesha ...

read more..
Common Objections to Mediation   Apr. 22nd, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

There are a number of common objections to mediation.  Here are the most common objections to mediation and responses to those objections.

Will I get a bad deal in mediation?

You will only get a bad deal i ...

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Pros and Cons of DIY Divorce   Apr. 11th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

Everywhere you look somebody is pitching DIY this or DIY that. There are TV, magazines and countless websites devoted to doing it yourself. It probably comes as no surprise, then, that do-it-yourself divorce has grown in popularity. There are a number of reasons for this.  ...

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What is Facilitative Mediation?   Mar. 24th, 2013
Forrest Collins by Forrest Collins

If you are considering mediation, it is important to consider what style of mediation is going to work best for your ...

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