How The Disqualification Clause Makes the Collaborative Process Different

Disqualification is the basic tenet, the bedrock of Collaborative Divorce. This clause states that if the Collaborative Process breaks down or is ended for any reason by any participant, the lawyers are disqualified from representing either spouse/partner in a litigated scenario (it also applies to the other professionals involved). It...

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Lookout For Recalled Items

There were some pretty common items you may own that were recalled for various reasons over the last couple of months. I felt it was an important list to share with you because sometimes these notifications can slip through the cracks and can cause serious safety concerns. Here is a...

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How Is Brexit Similar To Divorce?

Over the last few days, as the results of the British people’s referendum on whether to remain in the European Union (EU) or to leave the EU have become clear, there have been many comparisons to divorce and nasty divorce at that.  But is it a fair comparison?  Is it...

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My Open Letter To Governor Scott

Dear Governor Scott, I am writing to thank you for signing the Collaborative Law Act into law and for vetoing the current version of the Alimony Reform Bill, specifically the provision on the 50/50 time sharing presumption.  I believe both of these measures go a long way towards protecting Florida’s...

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How Your Children Learn From Divorce

Many parents worry about divorce and how it will affect their children. While the process of divorce is painful for everyone in the family, it doesn't mean getting a divorce is a bad thing. One way the collaborative process is benefiting families is by allowing parents to set custody rules...

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