The Collaborative process, I believe, is more humane, more respectful, than a typical litigative divorce case, but ulterior motives still slip into any divorce proceeding. I owe it to my client, and to myself, to make sure I have all the information.
When I feel something is necessary or right, I stay on it. I’m determined to compassionately represent my client, as far as I need to go to do so.
It is an ongoing effort to get to the place where we feel balance – and maintain that. It takes effort and consciousness.
This is the first in a series of blogs I’m writing about my peacemaker signature, to share with the public how we at Transitions Legal, and how I specifically, practice family law.
Can you feel the energy? Can you see it pulse in the sky, beneath the clouds? Can you feel it emanate from the person seated next to you? Is your energy swirling in the middle of your rib cage? Do you feel a vibration when you’re sure you’re sitting still? Energy is powerful, and it’s… more
They say art imitates life, so it’s no wonder there are so many compelling movies about divorce. I thought I’d reflect back on some of the best divorce movies of all time, and share what I think their most important lessons might be. (If you haven’t seen these, check them out!) Best Divorce Movies of… more
It’s the romantic line in an intense RomCom – this is the most important decision you’ll ever make. Of course, in that context, the actor is likely referring to the decision to marry someone. I’m well-versed in what may be the second most important decision you’ll ever make: choosing a divorce lawyer. Yeah, it’s a… more
Wondering which approach to divorce is right for you? Let me help. While I practice both and have been an attorney for more than 30 years, I always prefer Collaborative Divorce if it’s a possibility, and I’ll tell you why. Collaborative Divorce First, Collaborative Divorce is a more humane approach to dissolving a marriage. Both… more
BBYO: Learning from Mediation Skills Recently, I facilitated a workshop on conflict resolution for youth leaders through BBYO, a Jewish youth group. We spent an hour and a half at the offices of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, learning from mediation skills how to resolve conflict in everyday life, whether at work or amongst… more
When a couple divorces after more than two decades of marriage, they can honestly say that they gave it a good run.