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From Divorce, a Fractured Beauty

By LARA BAZELON, SEPT. 24, 2015, New York Times  Happy families are not all alike. Picture this one. A mother and father sit on a beach on the Fourth of July with their two children, a boy, 6, and a girl, 4. The parents are just on the other side of 40, still...

Uncontested Divorce Can Improve a Relationship

Wendy Paris, Splitopia, Psychology Today, April 7, 2015 When filing for divorce teaches new skills When we first started discussing divorce, I called a few lawyers, but didn’t hire anyone.  I was convinced by what I had heard that divorce lawyers are sharks, circling...

8 Guidelines for a Friendly Divorce

Susan Heitler Ph.D., Psychology Today, Posted Mar 08, 2012 I am an advocate of marriage. My work as a therapist, my publications and my collaborative dialogue skill-building website generally aim to help spouses grow the kind of relationship they had in mind when they...

Collaborative divorce offers options to court battles

Maura Ammenheuser, The Tennessean, 7:39 a.m. EDT March 21, 2013 Instead of litigating a split, approach focuses on cooperation, keeping the peace. Divorce has a bad rep. The idea conjures thoughts of angry spouses and dueling attorneys disputing everything from money...

Steps to a Peaceful Divorce

By Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW Psychotherapist and author of "Simple Self Care for Therapists" Huffington Post, Posted: 01/25/2012 12:21 pm EST Peaceful divorce -- sound like a paradox? In our society, even though more than half of our marriages will end in divorce, we...

A New Cadre of Experts Helps Women Navigate Their Divorces

By PENELOPE GREEN, JULY 18, 2015, New York Times The women are architects, film industry executives, skin care consultants, product managers at tech companies, psychologists. They have worked in finance, publishing and television, though some had scaled back or left...

'Collaborative divorce' can save time and money

POSTED: Friday, July 3, 2015, 1:08 AM, Philly.com By Debra Denison Cantor and Ann V. LevinWhile many associate the word divorce with painful and messy, a new emphasis on conflict resolution has led to a specialty known as "collaborative divorce." Gaining traction in...

Legal costs, litigants' anguish spared

As attorneys, we know there are no winners in divorce litigation. Ultimately, everyone loses because of the money, time, and hostility involved (" 'Collaborative divorce' can save time and money," July 3). In the collaborative divorce process, where disputes are...