Same-sex divorce: can a collaborative approach help?

As same-sex couples across the country rushed to courthouses to get officially married after the Supreme Court ruling in 2015, some of them are now discovering that untangling those marriages may be trickier than they thought. In a perfect world, marriage equality is matched by divorce equality. However, same-sex divorce is relatively new legal territory. Many couples are having a difficult time … [Read more...]

Unique Aspects of Collaborative Divorce: an Attorney’s Perspective

Imagine a typical courtroom divorce scene: attorneys battling it out, emotions running high, the outcome of the hearing as unpredictable as who will win the next World Series. If you are facing a divorce, this image alone might be enough to discourage you. The good news is that you have options. Collaborative divorce offers more control over the outcome of a divorce and can be more civilized – … [Read more...]

What Brought Me to Collaborative Practice: Attorney Insights

As Leo Tolstoy once said, “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Having seen many divorces in my practice as an attorney, I can confirm that every split is caused by a unique set of circumstances. I often get asked why I choose to focus my family law practice on collaborative divorce. Three Reasons to Consider Collaborative Divorce There are three … [Read more...]