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From Divorce, a Fractured Beauty

SEPT. 24, 2015 – By Lara Bazelon – NYTimes.com 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 relatively young, […]

The Divorce Surge Is Over, but the Myth Lives On

Cumulative share of marriages ending in divorce source: NewYorkTimes.com Divorce rates increased in the 1970s and 1980s, but in the last 20 years they have dropped. When Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin “consciously uncoupled” this year, ABC News said it was the latest example of the out-of-control divorce rate, “50 percent and climbing.” When Fox […]

Divorce mediator wants to help Hill

source: politico.com By PATRICK GAVIN Strange solutions have been proposed before to get members of Congress to get along , but this time, a divorce mediator thinks she could help. Carol Bailey has handled family disputes for decades in her work as a lawyer at Seattle’s Integrative Family Law, and she’s applying her vocation to […]

T. Boone Pickens on how to save millions on your divorce

by Bill Hethcock – Staff Writer- Dallas Business Journal Billionaire T. Boone Pickens is clearly a man who knows a good deal when he sees one. That’s why he used a collaborative divorce approach in his recent parting of ways from his fourth wife, Madeleine. Pickens told a room full of lawyers about his experience […]

Group Offers Alternative Divorce Process

BY JULIE LEVIN – SPECIAL TO THE MIAMI HERALD [dcs_p]After 26 years of marriage, Dale Leblang’s marriage was coming to an end. The Boca Raton man and his wife wanted to find a way to end their union as quickly and civilly as possible. Acting on a recommendation from a friend, they turned to a […]

Now That You Have Decided to Get Divorced, Choose the Collaborative Process

By Enid Ponn Breaking up a family is extremely sad. Add to that the devastating nature of the divorce process itself, and the result is a traumatic and destructive event. Unfortunately, in litigation, the “event” can take a year or two to conclude. During this time, your life is not your own. You attend depositions, […]

Cameron Crowe, Nancy Wilson Divorcing

Director Cameron Crowe and his wife, Nancy Wilson, filed divorce papers this week in Los Angeles. Wilson, a member of the rock band Heart since 1974, technically filed the divorce petition (available at TMZ.com) but it appears to be a collaborative divorce in which both parties have worked together to settle all related matters prior […]

Is There A ‘Minimally-Invasive’ Divorce?

Article from Huffington Post Over the last 25 years, Americans have been on the cutting edge of advancements in disciplines such as medicine. 25 years ago, a back surgery required long hospital stays, metal plates, and months of recovery. Today, surgeons deliver “minimally-invasive” procedures that have folks in and out faster than a TSA security […]