Collaborative Divorce Articles

An Open Letter to Kelly Clarkson

An Open Letter to Kelly Clarkson

Dear Kelly Clarkson, I was reading about your pending divorce with your husband.  This is probably a stressful time for you and your family.  I have appreciated your artistry over the years and was moved to reach out to you.  As a...

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Filing For Divorce and Bankruptcy

Filing For Divorce and Bankruptcy

Going through a difficult divorce during the COVID-19 pandemic can be bad enough, but your difficulties will multiply if you lose your job or face expensive medical care.  You may need to file for bankruptcy as well as get a divorce.  Even if you...

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5 “C’s” FOR CO-PARENTING AND COVID-19

5 “C’s” FOR CO-PARENTING AND COVID-19

For many parents, co-parenting when married is challenging and post-divorce it is darn near impossible. Different rules, different values, and different boundaries across two households can lead to significant conflict and difficulty in co-parenting. Add to this...

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Divorce During the Pandemic

Divorce During the Pandemic

Divorce is usually a last resort for married couples.  One of the unfortunate aspects of the current coronavirus pandemic is that it is putting additional pressure on relationships.  Stress about finances are one of the primary causes of divorce at...

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Controlling Divorce Costs

Controlling Divorce Costs

Divorce happens when a couple grows apart and as a result divorce is the only option.  One of the first questions that I am often asked is how much will this divorce cost? The most common answer is that “it depends”, which isn’t a very satisfactory answer for the...

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Divorcing Without a Shopping List

Divorcing Without a Shopping List

Envision a scenario involving a trip to the grocery store without a shopping list. You have five things you need when you go in.  But as you walk around the store you are reminded of other things that you need or you have a few impulse buys. You were anticipating...

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