In Collaborative Divorce, the attorney’s job is not to undermine opposing counsel, their clients, or their positions. Rather, the lawyer tries to empower his or her own client and foster an environment where everyone including the other spouse can express themselves and reach a settlement in a healthy way.
CP Cal’s mission is to unify, strengthen and support the Collaborative Practice community and to increase public awareness of the Collaborative Process for divorce and civil matters throughout California.
A Smart New Year’s Resolution for Those Considering Divorce By Jami K. Fosgate, Esq. Family Law Mediator & Collaborative Law Attorney Fosgate Family Law and Mediation Center, Burbank, California Happy New Year 2016! The beginning of the New Year inspires many people to resolve to make changes – the ubiquitous “New Year’s Resolution.” The most… [Read More]
The Quality of Mercy: Collaborative Practice, Forgiveness, and Healing by Lynette Berg Robe, Family Law Specialist Law Offices of Lynette Berg Robe, Encino, California Back when email was brand new, I chose the email moniker, Portia1000@aol.com. I chose this because Portia, a female character in Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” dresses up like a man… [Read More]
Six Essential Stages for Healing from A Break Up: You Can Heal by Dr. James E. Walton, Ph.D., LMFT PeacefulDivorceLA.com, North Hollywood, California The person who has decided to end a relationship has probably already passed through the stages of heartache before they announced their decision. Generally, it seems easier for the one who is doing… [Read More]