Financial Disparity

I walked into my conference room this morning and introduced myself to the dark-haired young woman sitting there, working on her smartphone.

Marry Happy, Stay Happy

The Institute for Family Studies has found that, contrary to popular belief, the U.S. marriage and divorce rate is now at an all-time low.

President’s Update – March 2021

Dear Collaborative Colleagues, Spring has arrived and with it excitement about the COVID vaccine.  People  of all ages are hunting down and finding those “leftover doses” at local pharmacies, big box stores and vaccination sites. We still need to be cautious, social distance and wear masks.  Let’s not inflict our health care workers with another […]

Family Law Section Commentator: Collaborative Family Law: Lessons Learned

We are excited to share the most recent edition of the Family Law Section’s Commentator: Winter 2021. In this edition of the Family Law Sections Commentator are four articles and stories from our highly respect FACP members. In this article, Collaborative Family Law: Lessons Learned by Jerome H. Poliacoff, Ph.D., three of our members Carolann […]

FACP February President’s Update

Dear Collaborative Colleagues, I spent the last two days of January attending the Cert Review continuing legal education course for Florida family lawyers. Next year Collaborative process will be part of the curriculum! The thought leaders who introduced mediation to Florida a generation ago might not have dreamed that it would become mandatory in all […]

Florida Supreme Court Adopts Forms For The Collaborative Process

Greetings, my Collaborative colleagues and friends. Last week, the Florida Supreme Court adopted forms for the Collaborative Process. The forms, which will be available online in the near future, are intended to help Florida’s Collaborative attorneys – they are NOT mandatory. The forms are tools to help especially new Collaborative attorneys become more efficient in […]

Why Is Collaborative Training Necessary?

Written By: Keith Grossman In ancient Greek mythology, King Gordius tied a very complicated knot and challenged all the people to “untie the knot”. Whoever was successful would become the ruler of all Asia. The people lined up trying to untie the knot, without success. Alexander the Great also came to untie the knot, and like the […]