Posts Tagged ‘collaborative process’

Time Heals

Time Heals Find An Alternative Way To Divorce I’ve said it so many times . . . there is magic in the collaborative process. Unlike during my vast experience in litigation, I witness magic often in my collaborative cases. Take my recent collaboration in which I represented Jessica. During a heated argument, her husband, Mike…

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Ten Bedtime Habits for Success

Ten Bedtime Habits for Success Are You Spending Quality Time Together? Are there things you can say to or do with your partner before bed that will bring you closer, other than the obvious? As you wind down your day, this is really a good time to reconnect with your spouse. Dinner’s over. Baths are…

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Ten Morning Routines to Ensure Marital Bliss

Ten Morning Routines to Ensure Marital Bliss A Quality Morning Most people don’t think of their morning routines as valuable time to bond with their significant others. Why not? Feel like you don’t have time? Always in a rush in the mornings? Too little time already to get the kids ready for school? Too busy…

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Grandparents’ Rights

Grandparents’ Rights The Fight for Grandparents’ Visitation Rights Should grandparents have visitation rights to their grandchildren? Many say they should. After all, a divorce limits both parents’ time with their shared children, and this can therefore mean that a grandparent, who once was close to her grandchildren, is denied any relationship with them at all.…

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Create a Family Mission Statement to Strengthen Your Relationship

Create a Family Mission Statement to Strengthen Your Relationship Mission Possible, Your Family A family mission statement is a description of a family’s reason for existing. It explains your family’s purpose, goals, and standards. Your family mission statement should be a unified expression of all the members of your family. Sharing a vision bonds people.…

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War or Peace For Your Divorce? Choose to Collaborate!

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War or Peace For Your Divorce? Choose to Collaborate! Would you wish a world in the midst of war, countries constantly battling, threatening to bomb each other, their citizens being physically and emotionally brutalized, if not killed, their children being torn from their homes, their families, and friends, suffering even more? Or would you choose…

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Kids Don’t Choose to Divorce; Divorce Collaboratively

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Kids Don’t Choose to Divorce; Divorce Collaboratively Little girls dream of the day when they will marry their princes. They play make-believe games, dressing like brides, holding silk flowers, and slowly marching down the aisle. They dream of what it will be like to be a mother, treating their dolls like their babies, feeding them,…

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Marriages End; Co-Parenting Doesn’t

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Marriages End; Co-Parenting Doesn’t Your Children Deserve A Positive Co-Parenting Relationship Unfortunately, not every marriage is meant to last “until death do us part.” But even if your marriage isn’t stamped “No Expiration Date,” if you were lucky enough for it to result in children, then you should come out of your marriage with some…

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