Joryn Jenkins

The Collaborative Problem Solving Road Map

The collaborative team guides its clients to work together to solve their problems. To attack problems efficiently, they follow these steps: Step 1: Establish the ground rules. They are: ☞Be polite, patient, and honest. ☞Listen actively without interrupting the speaker. ☞Focus on the future and avoid unnecessary discussions of the past. ☞Focus on resolving conflict …

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Collaborative Divorce in the Golden Years

Is divorce in retirement different than for younger couples? And, if so, how? Three of us, one divorce lawyer and two financial neutrals, sat down one day to talk about the issues involved in the typical gray divorce, marriages in which older spouses (“grey-haired) are now splitting up. The questions are interesting, to say the …

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Next Generation Divorce Donates to Support Collaborative Law in Tampa

Next Generation Divorce Donates to the Florida Civil Collaborative Practice Group   The bustling City of Tampa in the State of Florida is the fastest growing collaborative practice community in the country. As collaborative practice groups form in Tampa, they support each other in the true spirit of collaboration. In fact, on February 10, 2016, Joryn …

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Senate Bill 972: The “Family Law Process Act”

Senate Bill 972, the “Family Law Process Act,” has cleared its first committee in the Florida Senate. It will hopefully pass this summer and officially take effect on July 1, 2016. The Act facilitates an alternate dispute resolution process, collaborative divorce, which allows couples to separate or end their marriages without submitting their dispute to …

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