Why Choose Collaborative Divorce?

Written By: Anne B. Parsons, Ph.D. In a Collaborative Divorce, the spouses agree to stay out of court and work together with the help of divorce professionals to develop their own settlement agreement that is based on the needs of the spouses and their family.  Positives Aspects of the Collaborative Process Collaborative Divorce is focused …

Fear and Loathing in Divorce

Written By: Helen Honorow The American Institute of Stress ranks going through a divorce as the second most stressful life event. The only thing more stressful is the death of a spouse. Both spouses in a divorce have fears about what will happen next. They are unsure of what their life will be like after …

Privacy in the Collaborative Process

Written By: Jane M. Schirch, Esq. Many people choose to engage in the collaborative process for many reasons.  One of the reasons I hear over and over again from clients that have chosen this process is that it allows them to maintain privacy and confidentiality of their intimate family conflicts.  In the traditional divorce process, …

Prenups Can be the Answer

Written By: Sally J. Boyle Why are more and more millennials seeking Prenups before marrying? A prenuptial agreement or premarital agreement (commonly referred to as a prenup), is a written contract entered into by a couple prior to marriage or a civil union that enables them to select and control many of the legal rights that they would acquire upon marrying, and …

Ben Stich on The Respectful Divorce Podcast

Welcome to The Respectful Divorce Podcast! If you are considering getting a divorce, it is important to know that you have options for how you divorce. On The Respectful Divorce Podcast, we explore those options and provide advice from divorce professionals. On this episode, we talk with Ben Stich, a divorce and family mediator, a …