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An Easier Way To Go Through a Divorce

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By Scott Britan As a licensed therapist I have heard many divorce stories. One thing I can tell you is that it is never easy. Whether you have been married for many years or only for several months, the process of ending a marriage can be, and often is, heartbreaking. Many people find it helpful […]

A Goal-Focused Approach To Divorce Is Important

By Beth Brown-Ornstein Deciding to get divorced and then going through the process is emotionally draining. Trying to focus on what’s important while dealing with the details in addition to carrying on with daily life can be challenging. While the divorce experience will almost always be challenging, the Collaborative Divorce process is designed to make […]

Why a Financial Plan Should Be Part of Your Divorce Process

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By Patrick Janssen If you have worked with a financial advisor during your marriage, chances are you have a financial plan in place that aligns your investment strategy with your life and retirement goals. Operating an investment strategy without a financial plan can often lead to unnecessary investment risk or a growth rate that impedes […]

The Crucial Role of Neutrality in Choosing a Real Estate Agent Who Specializes in Divorce

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By Sheri Brown Going through a divorce is undeniably one of life’s most challenging experiences, especially when it involves the division of assets, such as real estate. In such delicate circumstances, the importance of choosing a real estate agent specializing in divorce, who maintains strict neutrality, cannot be overstated. Understanding the Unique Needs: Divorce often […]

Common Questions of the Person Not Wanting to Divorce

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By Jeannine Lee The parent who is surprised by divorce, whom I will call the Heartbroken, will have similar questions to those posed in this blog article [Common Questions of the Person Who Wants to Divorce] about the person who wants the divorce, but the difference is that the answers will have to be discovered […]

Surviving Survival Mode – Part Three

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By Jeannine Lee Coping Strategies While we are in a survival state we resort to behaviors that have worked in the past, often behaviors learned in childhood. We hang on to them because we don’t know what else to do. These become our coping strategies. Some are good and healthy like going to the gym […]

Surviving Survival Mode – Part Two

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This article contains adapted excerpts from Beyond Divorce—Stop the Pain, Rekindle Your Happiness, and Put Purpose Back in Your Life, by Jeannine Lee. Reprinted with permission. Learn more about the book here. [https://jeanninelee.com/my-book/] Suggestions For Surviving Laurence Gonzales, in his book Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why studied the thoughts and behaviors common to wilderness […]

Surviving Survival Mode – Part One

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This article contains adapted excerpts from Beyond Divorce—Stop the Pain, Rekindle Your Happiness, and Put Purpose Back in Your Life, by Jeannine Lee. Reprinted with permission. Learn more about the book here. [https://jeanninelee.com/my-book/] Collaborative Divorce is the least chaotic and conflictual way to divorce. And…it is still hard. Divorce is hard no matter how you do […]

We Don’t Communicate Well. Can Collaborative Divorce work for us? 

By Jeannine Lee The short answer is Yes. Absolutely. So let’s talk about how. Communication is at the heart of every marriage. In fact, communication breaking down often leads to divorce. The Collaborative Divorce process offers a team model. Collaborative Team Divorces are legal, financial and emotional/relational. The three prongs of the Collaborative Team cover all […]