Now that the difficult decision has been made to divorce, the time has come to find the right attorney who will guide you through the challenges you are about to face. At a minimum, you need this person to have the knowledge and experience to advise you through this new and emotional time in your life. You want to find a person who exhibits the appropriate level of concern and respect for you, and … [Read more...] about How To Hire The Right Divorce Attorney For You
What are we trying to accomplish when we announce that we are creating new marketing efforts in order to grow the use of the Collaborative Divorce Process in Texas? In one of my previous incarnations, I was an entertainment executive responsible for programming theaters and amphitheaters with live entertainment. I had a mentor who used very few words when he gave me advice on … [Read more...] about Expanding Collaborative Divorce Marketing Efforts
By Mickey Gayler & Kim Munsinger It started with an idea: What if every divorce petition or Suit Affecting Parent-Child Relationship (“SAPCR”) filed in Bexar County had an attached order suggesting the collaborative process? For years collaborative practitioners have been trying to reach this targeted population that needs our help most. This could do it. In Bexar County, all divorces and … [Read more...] about “Collaborative” Added to Bexar County District Court Standing Order
Lynn Jennings, PhD, LPCS, LSOT Stephen Jennings, PhD, LPCS, LSOTP Jennings Counseling and Associates - Amarillo, TX Lynn and Stephen Jennings gave an in-depth look at our professional selves to the attendees at the sold-out Collaborative Divorce Texas Luncheon on Tuesday at the Advanced Family Law Course in San Antonio. While the title of the talk was enough to make one think we were taking a … [Read more...] about Secondary Traumatic Stress in Attorneys Who Practice Family Law
Doctor Stephen Sulmeyer led a challenging all day class in Austin in June for the 50+ collaborative team members attending the 2018 CDT Advanced Training. Moving beyond interest-based negotiation is a big change from how most of us were trained. After briefly tracing the evolution of modern negotiation practice from position-based to interest-based, he broke new ground for many of us by … [Read more...] about Beyond Interest-Based Negotiation – Stephen H. Sulmeyer, J.D., Ph.D.