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The Latest in Collaborative Divorce and Family Law

An Outsider Looking In

By Heidy Castaneda, MA, RMHCI, RMFTI
As a new registered mental health counseling intern and registered marriage and family therapy intern, working with people when they are most vulnerable is an everyday occurrence.

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If Hindsight is 20-20, Foresight is Bliss

By Marianela Collado, CPA/PFS, CFP®, CDS™
We’ve all heard the saying that hindsight is 20-20 and we find ourselves saying, “If we only knew then what we know now.”

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Collaborative Divorce: A First-Class Flight

By Elaine T. Silver
My spouse travels a lot for business. When we travel for pleasure, we occasionally get upgraded to first class.

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Building a Foundation Through Telling the Kids

By Lindsay Harrison, LMHC
As professionals, what are the most important steps in the collaborative process?

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The Alimony Payment Pill – Making It Easier to Swallow

By Marianela Collado, CPA/PFS, CFP®, CDS™
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) signed into law on December 22, 2017 changed the alimony landscape significantly.

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Think You Don’t Need a Mental Health Professional Facilitator Participating in Your Divorce? Well, Think Again!

By Kimberly D. Reed, Esq.
When I advise clients about the Collaborative process as an option for their divorce, I sometimes encounter a firm response.

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An International Celebration of Collaboration

By Holly Haggerty
If you ask almost anyone to describe divorce, the words “scary and stressful” are much more likely to come up than “creative and innovative.” But the truth is, the Collaborative Divorce process IS both creative and innovative.

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Listening with Curiosity, Creativity, and Innovation

By Pam Masters
As a collaborative divorce attorney, I know a thing or two about conflict. For over 30 years, I’ve been helping couples separate assets and find ways to co-parent their children to ensure everyone’s needs are met.

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Creativity, Innovation, and Collaborative Divorce

By Joryn Jenkins
What do creativity and innovation mean to you? Imagination, invention, and ingenuity are vital elements of what I now do every day at work, in the collaborative dispute resolution process.

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WORDS ARE IMPORTANT

By Jacqueline Green, Esq.
Like Mama always said, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” It is important to choose our words wisely. In the context of a collaborative divorce, this is truer than ever.

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Same Sex Collaborative Divorce

By Gina Gallo, CFP®
The last several years have allowed me the privilege to work on many types of Collaborative divorce cases.

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Being Judgey

By Joryn Jenkins
Being judged is hard, even when we deserve it. Being judgey can likewise be hard, even when the person judged deserves it.

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