Tag Archives: mediation

The Wild, the Weird and the Wonderful

One of the most important missions at LACFLA is to be able to not only help couples who are divorcing through the collaborative divorce process but also help the many various professionals who make up the growing group of collaborative divorce teams in California. By offering free monthly professional educational sessions through various discussion groups, […]

How Divorce can Affect a Child’s Mental Health

By Ria Severance, LMFT As couples reach the place in their marriage where they feel a divorce is the wisest step forward, couples with children, including adult children, are advised to thoughtfully consider how the children will process their parents’ getting a divorce, and how their restructured family landscape will be altered going forward. Work […]

Midlife Crisis and Divorce

By Ria Severance, LMFT When you experience a mid-life crisis due to developmental or life-changing events, you may notice on the other side of these events that you do not imagine yourself continuing in your marriage. The number one reason people give for divorcing is that they’ve “grown apart.” Maybe you’ve spent over a decade […]

The Collaboration Generation: Millennial’s & Collaborative Practice

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, […]

What Can I Do to Help Determine the Outcome of My 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 […]