Additional Collaborative Divorce Resources
Helpful Books and Publications
Divorced But Still My Parents by Shirley Thomas Ph.D. and Dorothy Rankin
Collaborative Divorce: The Revolutionary New Way to Restructure Your Family, Resolve Legal Issues and Move on with Your Life by Pauline Tesler and Peggy Thompson
Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life, Third Edition by Abigail Trafford
Dinosaurs Divorce (A Guide for Changing Families) by Marc Brown et al.
The Essential Grandparent’s Guide to Divorce: Making a Difference in the Family by Lillian Carson
Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Wayby M. Gary Neuman et al.
Helping Your Grandchildren Through Their Parents’ Divorce by Joan Schrager Cohen
The Collaborative Way to Divorce: The Revolutionary Method That Results in Less Stress, LowerCosts, and Happier Kids–Without Going to Court by Stuart G. Webb et al.
How It Feels When Parents Divorce by Jill Krementz
“Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s” Parenting Together While Living Apart by Marc J. Ackerman
Building A Successful Collaborative Family Law Practice? by Forrest S. Mosten and Adam B. Cordover
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What Florida is Saying About Collaborative:
“There are a lot of reasons to like Collaborative Divorce. Divorce is one of the worst times in anyone’s life. By the time someone consults an attorney they are wrapped up in anger, fear and regret. The Collaborative Team helps craft a comprehensive, tailor made Marital Settlement Agreement; the neutrals empower spouses to creatively redefine a positive vision for their future. All that without an expensive, exhausting, stressful, time consuming, anger driven courtroom battle. What’s not to like?”
“Collaborative Divorce is constructive work. One client told me, ‘I was surprised that we were able to listen to each other as well as we did. The professionals were active in helping us hear each other.’ Another remarked, ‘The process gave me insight. The team cleared up any questions we had. We were goal centered and common ground was easy to find.’ Another said, ‘The most amazing thing was how we were all on the same team, the neutrals and our lawyers –and both of us–just trying to get this resolved. I learned how to communicate with him,to calm down, and to think about the words I would say that could make our discussion better….”
Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals
As a Florida statewide membership organization of Collaborative Professionals, we strive to create a culture in which the Collaborative Process is the prevailing method for the resolution of disputes beginning with family law and evolving into other areas of law, including: divorce, custody or timesharing, parenting plans, child support, alimony, paternity, equitable distribution, pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, probate disputes, guardianships, elder law, etc.