GAY G. COX COLLABORATIVE LAW AWARD RECIPIENT KEVIN FULLER, 2017

August 18th, 2017 by eburdette Kevin Fuller, Collaborative Divorce Dallas member, was recently awarded the GAY G. COX COLLABORATIVE LAW AWARD for the year 2017, established by the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas in 2013.  This honor celebrated Gay G. Cox as an...

Collaborative Law vs. Mediation

July 16, 2017 By Carie Silvestri Critics of collaborative divorce argue that the majority of cases settle before trial anyway, often at mediation, so why risk having to withdraw from the case if a settlement is not reached?  Why would any lawyer sign an agreement...

How Collaborative Divorce Has Made Me A Better Lawyer

By Carie Silvestri It isn’t a touchy-feely job title: divorce attorney.  Law school training sets a certain scene: a courtroom, a winner, a loser. The attorney’s job is to find evidence of wrongdoing from the opponent and to form an argument to prove their client is...

College Students and Divorce

By Carol Mapp Much has been written about children and divorce. Divorcing or divorced parents of college-aged students may underestimate how this change in family circumstance affects their offspring. College students are not “immune” from effects of changes within...

Understanding Divorce Options

By Norma Trusch If you’ve come to the decision to divorce, you come to another important decision – how will you accomplish your goal? There are several roads leading to the termination of your marriage, and the one you choose can have a significant impact on your...

TRANSITIONS: HOW DO WE FEEL SAFE IN TIMES OF CHANGE?

April 3rd, 2017 by Julie Quaid Most people are uncomfortable with and adverse to major life change.  This is human nature.  It is not surprising that when people face separation and impending divorce, they grapple with disorientation, disillusionment, and even...

What Exactly Is A “Credentialed Collaborative Professional”?

March 22nd, 2017 by Jody Johnson Good question. Over the past few years, over countless hours, Texas proudly becomes the first state to develop a methodology for recognizing collaborative professionals who have attained the highest standards of collaborative...

Does Couples Counseling Work?

By Harry Munsinger Successful couples counseling depends on several factors: both parties must be willing to change, marital problems can’t be impossible, goals need to be realistic, your therapist must be effective, you can’t wait until it’s too late and both spouses...
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