Collaborative Divorce

Closing the Deal

When you consult, how often are you able to “close the deal,” to sign your consult up for a collaborative divorce or some other courtless process that you know in your heart is far healthier than a litigated divorce?

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Constant Focus Part 2: How I Signed Three Collaborative Clients in Just Two Days

The Rest Of The Story: How I Signed Three Collaborative Clients in Just Two Days For those of you much younger than I, Paul Harvey was an American radio broadcaster for ABC Radio. For close to 60 years, Harvey’s programs reached as many as 24 million people a week. I used to love listening to …

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What To Do If Your Client's Spouse Is Not Yet Collaborative

If the client’s spouse is not represented by counsel, send a letter to him or her. In it, explain that the client has requested your help in obtaining a divorce and that your client is interested in proceeding by using the collaborative process, and provide the contact information of several collaboratively-trained attorneys. Provide him with …

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Holding Hands and Helping Clients

I was going through my firm’s old files the other day when I came across a thank-you note written by a former client. I am a paralegal at Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm  and work with attorney Adam B. Cordover. The client thanks both Adam and me in the note, and, although I am …

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Attending the Inaugural Management Training

Inaugural Collaborative Staff Training Imparts Valuable Lessons I recently enjoyed the opportunity to attend the first ever in-person and live stream collaborative staff training, Open for Business, Managing Your Collaborative Practice for Passion & Profit, hosted by Joryn Jenkins at Open Palm Law. I have been a family law paralegal for three years. Last year, …

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Press Release: Managing Your Collaborative Practice

IT’S THIS FRIDAY! Press Release: Managing Your Collaborative Practice On January 22, 2016, Joryn Jenkins, a collaborative attorney and author of War or Peace, I Never Saw My Father Again, and A Free Divorce Handbook, will present her inaugural collaborative staff training, Open for Business, Managing Your Collaborative Practice for Passion and Profit in sunny Tampa, …

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