Reframing Divorce: From Conflict to Planning

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One of the myths about divorce is that it’s all about resolving conflict. In reality, the “issues” to be resolved are not that difficult. The planning is much more crucial. Yet, because of the myths about divorce conflict, many couples…

Divorce: Do You Really Need a Lawyer?

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If you are getting a divorce, do you really need a lawyer? Increasingly, people are saying no. In some states, the number of people seeking a divorce without lawyers is reportedly as high as 70%. Is this a good idea?…

Divorce: Preserving What You Can

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Divorce means loss. It cannot be denied that a marriage is ending. However, the actual process of divorce can be one of preserving many things that do not have to be lost; including the well-being of your children, your emotional…


How to Interview a Divorce Lawyer

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If you are facing the possibility of a divorce, choosing a divorce lawyer could be one of the most important decisions in your life. Divorce is unfair. It forces you to make some of the most difficult decisions in your…

What is a Collaborative Divorce?

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Collaborative Divorce was started in Minnesota 25 years ago and has spread to more than 20 countries because it meets two basic needs felt by divorcing couples around the world. What does it mean to say that a divorce is…

Collaborative Divorce: An Opportunity For a Better Outcome

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Collaborative Divorce has spread rapidly throughout the world during the past two decades and has helped thousands of families achieve better outcomes. This series of blogs will focus on how people facing divorce can achieve better outcomes through a Collaborative…