Practice Areas

Collaborative Divorce

When you’re going through a divorce, it’s usually because you had major disagreements with your spouse or because one did something the other considered a serious breach of trust. If you go into your divorce continuing the same mindset, it can seem like a collaborative divorce is impossible. On the other hand, if you’re able [..]

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Principled Litigation

When most people think of divorce litigation, they think of testy court battles with both spouses focused on destroying the other. On the opposite end of the spectrum are the large number of couples who are able to successfully resolve their divorce through non-adversarial dispute resolution. There is also a large middle ground where reasonable [..]

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Non-Adversarial Divorce

If you’d rather sit down with your spouse to negotiate a settlement without a process agreement, this is often referred to as a kitchen table dissolution. Resolving all or most of your divorce outside of the courtroom allows you to avoid the bitter emotions that often come up in a divorce battle. This approach can [..]

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Mediation

Mediation is a guided negotiation process designed to help you settle a divorce or resolve other family law disagreements. Like a collaborative divorce, its main objective is to empower you to control the outcome by working together with your spouse rather than leaving the decisions to a judge. Mediation adds a neutral facilitator to help [..]

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Prenuptial Agreements

When you’re planning your wedding, the focus is on how many people to invite, what to wear, where to go on your honeymoon, and maybe buying a new house. A divorce is likely the last thing on your mind. To many people, bringing up a prenuptial agreement can feel like a sign of distrust or [..]

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Parent Coordination

Research shows that it is in the best interests of the children to maintain healthy relationships with both parents. If parents argue in front of the children, suggest that they need to choose who to love, or even unintentionally let the divorce conflict affect the children’s lives they can do serious emotional damage. Parent Coordination [..]

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