Collaborative Divorce

Taking Divorce Virtual: How a Michigan Collaborative Team Manages a Case in Colorado

June 30, 2020

This blog first appeared on the website for the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. It’s ironic that in the era of COVID-19, everyone is clamoring to use Zoom and other virtual meeting software to conduct business, because I and my colleagues in Collaborative Divorce were already doing it. This case began in the typical in-person format in […]

What I Learned About Relationships From the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

March 11, 2020

It’s not often you get sucked into a TV show set in the 1950s where the main character leaves her husband and children to focus on her own career. But that’s one of the main story lines in the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Prime Video’s wildly popular show that premiered March 17, 2017 and recently released its third season.  […]

Peacemaker Signature Reliable, Aware, Motivated

November 4, 2019

You want someone, like me, who is motivated on their own, someone you don’t have to babysit or watch over to move your case along.

Peacemaker Signature: Passionate

October 21, 2019

Passion is essential for practicing law. You must believe in that for which you argue, that for which you work hard every day to effect a positive outcome.

Peacemaker Signature: Detail-Oriented

October 7, 2019

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.

Peacemaker Signature: Compassion

September 23, 2019

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.

Peacemaker Signature Balance

September 9, 2019

justice balance

It is an ongoing effort to get to the place where we feel balance – and maintain that. It takes effort and consciousness.

My Peacemaker Signature

August 26, 2019

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.

Collaborative or Litigation?

July 1, 2019

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 […]

What is Collaborative Family Law?

May 20, 2019

One of the things I love about Collaborative Family Law is that we get the opportunity to really dig into how we function as people.   It’s like the human side of law.   Looking at our own values as individuals, as professionals, and how that affects our clients, we as professionals come to understand where clients are in […]