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Family Law Blogspot > Cooperative Versus Collaborative Divorce

October 12, 2013


From Mary Commander, Esq.: The worst type of divorce for everyone is a contested divorce. That is one where the decisions are left to a judge after the parties “fight it out” in court. This type of case exacts a great cost financially and emotionally.

Washington Blade > Celebrate and Plan Our Families

October 10, 2013


From Susan Silber, Esq.: It is encouraging to see our families increasingly integrated in our overall communities and treated better in the courts. As the law begins to treat our LGBTQ families more equally, let’s try to do our break-ups differently.

World of Collaborative Practice > Divorce, Clergy, and the Collaborative Process

July 21, 2013


From Donita M. King, Esq., Susan Buniva, MSW, LCSW, and Rob Ferguson, CDFA: The collaborative model is an outgrowth of a holistic perspective on divorce. The ripples of loss are infinite and the nature of that loss goes far beyond a change of legal status, because it includes a redefinition of self and family. The […]