Imagine being emotionally devastated by the fact that you are getting a divorce. And then imagine being asked to sit and discuss the “business” of the divorce. Could you sit in that meeting with a clear mind? That’s where a divorce coach comes in. Collaborative Law recognizes that a divorce, business or family dispute is not just a legal event – it is an emotional event as well. The collaborative process is based on the belief that families can get through divorce in a more e
Some couples end their relationship because of unresolvable differences or conflicts that can’t be accepted. Others decide to get separated because they simply need time and space to think. Getting back together after separation is a big decision. It can be tricky to know how you really feel or when you have passed the point of no return. There is no formula that will tell you if getting back together after separation is a good idea for you and your family. So how do you know
Dissolving a marriage is emotional. At the heart of any divorce are two people who once were in-love and now find themselves at a crossroads in life. So it’s no wonder that divorce can bring out the lunatic within us. Rage, anger, depression, sadness, resentment, and blame are just some of negative emotions that can run wild in the best of us. For this reason we often hear people telling divorcing couples not to get “emotional” during your divorce process. As an attorney for
It doesn’t matter whether you are a man or a woman. If you find yourself wanting a divorce when getting divorced is the last thing your spouse wants to do, you are not alone. When marriages fall apart, it's pretty typical that one partner wants to end it and the other does not. So, although you may be thinking “ What can I do when my spouse doesn't want a divorce"? The real question you should ask is, “How to go about it without making any already difficult situation worse”?
The journey through a divorce or separation brings a range of emotions from shock, fear, anger relief and eventual acceptance. Combine the early emotions of anger and fear with the need to communicate and sort things out with your soon to be ex…and you’re plunged into a fragile situation where one emotionally charged message can cause chaos. However, there are ways of managing even the most difficult of ex’s. Bill Eddy LCSW, Esq., the founder of the high conflict institute ha
How you get from being married to divorced is a process and this process can figure into the final outcome. I strongly believe and advocate for a process that is fair and where both parties have an open table to speak.
How do you get this process? Through mediation or the collaborative process. Mediation is done by a neutral professional who has been trained in mediation. I recommend the use of attorneys who have practiced family and divorce law and then taken that added st