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Family Law Blog

Questions on Collaborative Council?

Collaborative Practice–Your questions answered   The attached video contains a very detailed explanation of the Collaborative process from the perspective of each of the professionals involved. At first I thought, this takes a long time to watch!   I am not sure everyone needs this much information, but I’m sure there is someone who will benefit […]

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Upcoming Event! Divorce Options Workshop

Upcoming Event! Divorce Options Workshop

Divorce Options Workshop I want to cordially invite you to a workshop that the Collaborative Council of the Redwood Empire is leading, called Divorce Options™. The next class is July 9, 2016 from 9 AM to 12 PM and I am one of the presenters. Topics Covered: Spousal support, alimony and child support Separate and […]

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Child Support in Santa Rosa

Child Support in Santa Rosa

Child Support Questions in Santa Rosa Today’s child support question is: “What does my child support REALLY pay for?” Good question! That question starts blooming with more questions… “What about our son’s soccer, or daughter’s gymnastics costs?” “What about school pictures or year books?” “What about extra money for when my kids bring their friends […]

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Talking Babies

Talking Babies

This little girl kindly says what all divorcing parents need to hear:

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A Look at Conflict Resolution–To Camp or Not to Camp

A Look at Conflict Resolution–To Camp or Not to Camp

A Look at Conflict — To Camp or Not to Camp, is that Really the Question? by Jeanne M. Browne, Collaborative Attorney & Mediator If we want to resolve our conflicts, then we have to look deeper at the underlying “need” for our desired result. For example, I tell my husband that I want to […]

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5 Principles: Encouragement

Divorce is not a simple process and you are probably facing uncertainty. Here are some common questions that divorcing clients often ask me: Will a judge make all the decisions or can my spouse and I agree on our own? How can we get through this separation or divorce without financial and emotional ruin? How […]

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How Can I Be Happy and Secure if My Spouse Wants a Divorce?

by Jeanne M. Browne, Attorney at Law You were blind-sided, you had no clue, and you don’t understand how this could have happened to you. Your wife just told you she hasn’t loved you for years and she wants a divorce. She wanted counseling years ago, but you didn’t want some shrink telling you how […]

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