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Why collaborative law works for divorce clients

For peace is a process—a way of solving problems.” —John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Peace Speech 1963  We lawyers have heard about collaborative law and its array of protections for managing conflict and developing trust … etcetera. Yet we remain hesitant, even after giving bonus points for its 90 percent success rate. At the end of the … Continue Reading

Finding and Promoting the Value in Family Law

By Tina Torres When I became licensed, a number of attorneys, including my boss (who happened to be my dad), steered me away from family law. Dad, in particular, told me not to do it because the cases were often highly emotional and volatile. But a few years into my practice, when I got a … Continue Reading