When it comes to divorce, Jami Fosgate has first-hand experience. She was fortunate that she and her ex-husband agreed not to fight in court. Instead, they sat down and worked it out and when all was done, she had essentially a “good” divorce experience. This inspired her to attend law school at age 40 to […]
By Michelle Daneshrad The two people who share everything that is important to them, their children, their finances, their peace of mind, are placed in competition with each other in the litigation model. In the Collaborative model, the couple are supported by legal, financial, and mental health professionals to listen, understand, communicate their needs, and […]
Divorce is a difficult word, yet for you and your situation, there seems to be no avoiding it. You don’t want to hurt anyone, yet you are hurting without any relief in sight. Must it get ugly? Will it need to cost a fortune? How will it work and what is involved? Considering Divorce You […]
We’re happy to share a blog posted on LinkedIn by “Alison Spirito, a millennial divorce attorney who believes in the mission of collaborative practice.” This is an excellent blog on “Millennials, the next wave of potential clients and up and coming professionals, and ideal candidates for the collaborative process.” She starts by describing collaborative divorce, […]
The divorce process can make you feel out of control, unable to determine your own destiny and that of your children. Many people can influence the end result, and a judge can change everything from one day to the next. Why Choose Mediation or Collaborative Divorce When you agree to engaging resources to mediate or […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]