LACFLA is proud to recognize that one of our members, Joe Spirito, was recognized by the South Bay Bar Association as Lawyer of the Year on February 8, 2019. “It is very exciting to be recognized by your colleagues in such a kind, unexpected way,” said Joe. The Lawyers of the Year is chosen and […]
by Rebecca Fisher One of my colleagues recently wrote a blog for this column about working with our clients as we find them. The same holds true for the professional members of the team. The collective history of the people at a team meeting is vast. We sometimes forget when aggravated by a professional member’s […]
The following goals will help you focus on the needs of your children and NOT on your conflict with the other parent. We will shield our children from conflict We will not use our children as messengers or confidants We will not criticize the other parent in front of the children or […]
LACFLA member Joe Spirito recently did a podcast for DivorceMagazine.com about how the collaborative divorce process can benefit divorcing couples. Listen to the podcast here! For more information on collaborative divorce, please contact LACFLA.
When parents have reached the decision to tell their child they are getting divorced or separated, Dr. Bingham Newman offers this candid advice: “You have to keep that door or window open,” she said. “You have to communicate with kids! And if you haven’t been, then you’d better start.” Newman provided a list for divorcing […]
LACFLA is proud to announce that Ria Severence, one of our Mental Health Professionals, has co-authored a book, The Collaborative Divorce Advantage. In Part 3 of the book, Don’t Go Through It Alone, Ria authored Chapter 5 entitled “The Collaborative Child Specialist: The Best Kept Secret to Protecting Your Kids From Divorce Fall-Out.” “Divorce can […]
On December 3, 2016, LACFLA presented it’s Seventh Annual Diversity Workshop, at Southwestern University School of Law. Program chair Jena Stara and her committee, Jami Fosgate, Esq., and Devorah Markman, Esq., put together a fascinating four hour program on the topic of ” Neuroatypical People and Our Collaborative Practice”. The speakers for this program came […]
The Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association is proud to announce the launch of our all NEW WEBSITE! For nearly two decades LACFLA has been one of California’s leading proponents of the Collaborative Dispute Resolution process. LACFLA strives to present quality educational programs for our members and the public at large. Part of our Mission […]