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What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

To read an article on how new research revealed surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter, click here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/28/magazine/what-google-learned-from-its-quest-to-build-the-perfect-team.html?action=cli… Read More
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Many Experts Support a Couple in a Collaborative Divorce

To read an article that recently appeared in the Sacramento Bee, click here: Many Experts Support Couple   Read More
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How Does Time Work in the Collaborative Process?

Clients involved in the Collaborative process often have concerns about the timing of the process. For example, consider these three clients using the Collaborative process to resolve the issues in their divorces: David had been unhappy in his marri… Read More
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Are Clients Satisfied With the Collaborative Process?

Clients who are going through a divorce typically are angry, scared, sad and in pain.  So it seems like an oxymoron to talk about “satisfaction” with their divorce.  Yet, very early on, clients facing a divorce will have two critical decisions… Read More
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What does the Coach offer?

Do we really need all these professionals – What does the Coach offer? The Collaborative Divorce Process utilizes a team of professionals who work to help the divorcing partners facilitate a settlement that considers the needs of the entire family.… Read More
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Collaborative Process or Mediation?

If I’m Looking for an Amicable Divorce, Is the Collaborative Process or Mediation a Better Choice for Me? If you are looking for an amicable divorce process, then you have likely already decided that you want an out-of-court resolution – a really… Read More
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State of our Collaborative Union: June 2012

John and Mary have been married for 11 years.  They have three young children.  They have been struggling through a stormy in- house separation for the 8 months following John’s discovery that his wife was having an online affair.  Mary, who was… Read More
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How the Financial Neutral Works for You

“Divorce is one of the most financially traumatic things you can go through. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted.” Richard Wagner The collaborative process uses a team based approach to help you and your spouse come to a mu… Read More
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Tax Matters

“People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes – men and women.” – Unknown Is child support taxable or deductible?  Do I file as Head of Household now that my spouse has moved out?  I paid the mortgage on the house; do… Read More
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Smart Divorce Planning: Get Ready for a Better Divorce

The New Year is an ideal time to set new goals, initiate important change and commit to improving your life.  If you are contemplating divorce or are already in the process this article provides you with important  information to help you through t… Read More
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