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.
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Engaging Bias in Collaborative Divorce Focus of Presentation North Hollywood, California Bias is a normal and natural part of being human. It can be a shortcut for understanding the world and acts as a warning system allowing us to quickly assess good from bad, and safe from dangerous. It is our mind’s way of creating… [Read More]
Family Divorce Solutions Members Introduce UCLA Law Students to Collaborative Law Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Dr. James Walton, financial specialist Steven Garelick, and family law attorney Kevin Chroman spoke to UCLA law students in the course “Lawyers as Peacemakers,” taught by attorney Forrest “Woody” Mosten. In the course, students learn about the basic concepts,… [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]