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What You Should Know About Your Finances and Divorce

There are many avenues in which you can take to reach a final divorce agreement, but not all of them have to completely wreck your finances and drag your family through a brutal court case. A collaborative dissolution is the best way to minimize collateral damage on both sides. It deals with the family as […]

Divorced Couples: How Will You Benefit From the Coronavirus Relief Package

by Steve Garelick, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, Financial Neutral When the COVID-19 virus took our economy by storm and required us to work remotely or be laid off or shutter our businesses, Congress signed a $2 trillion dollar coronavirus bill to help Americans through these unprecedented and uncertain times. Here are some highlights of the rescue package: […]

How the Coronavirus is Affecting the Divorce Process

While the world is experiencing an unprecedented time due to the COVID-19 virus, many things in our life have stayed the same – we are still dealing with our other daily life issues such as family, health, financial, emotional struggles and marital dissolutions that were present before the lockdown from the novel coronavirusm and which […]

How the Amazon Power Couple Used Mediation and Collaboration for Their Divorce

Amazon is one of the most successful business models on the planet, and it is poised to continue to grow at a staggering rate in the future. Because of its success, Amazon and Jeff Bezos have become a household name. Bezos is thought to be worth over $150 billion dollars. In January 2019, when word […]

Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, Alison Spirito

Alison Spirito, LACFLA member and LACBA board member, was recently published in Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine. Her insightful article first provides helpful definitions of two types of consensual dispute resolution, mediation and collaboration. She then explains why these meaningful processes are a good fit for millennial attorneys, who value creative thinking and problem solving, making […]

Preparing for Divorce in the New Year

If you are preparing to start the divorce process in the new year, here are a few questions to consider before you start down the divorce road: Are you 100% sure you want to get a divorce? If you saw a divorce communication coach or worked with an impartial marital mediator, would you and your […]

5 Benefits of a Collaborative Divorce

Frequently divorce proceedings are a taxing time for families and couples. One method of reducing the tension includes considering a collaborative divorce, a more convenient approach than traditional divorce. Below we cover 5 benefits of going the collaborative divorce route: You’ll Have More Control You will have a greater say in choices that will affect […]

Secrets To Not Letting the Holidays Wreck Your Finances

When you are in the midst of a marital separation, the holidays can be extremely stressful, not only emotionally, but financially as well. Often, we find that our clients feel that in order to make a fantastic Christmas, they need to have a holiday filled with over-the-top gift-giving to help cover up and ease the […]


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