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IACP Conference

I am off to one of my favorite educational forums for collaborative practitioners. This event brings together collaborative lawyers, divorce coaches, parenting coaches, and financial neutrals from all over the world to discuss how to bring best practices to the collaborative divorce process. I look forward to visiting old friends and making new ones. I [..]

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Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for Women

I wanted to take a moment to introduce you to a national non-profit divorce workshop we’ve brought to Cleveland called Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for Women.  We believe DivorceCare and Second Saturday are complimentary resources for women facing this life event. Second Saturday is a 3 ½ hour workshop designed to help women explore the legal, [..]

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Are You Tired of Children Being Held Hostage in a Divorce

Collaborative Divorce Training for Attorneys, Financial Professionals and Mental Health Professionals by Amy Wirtz Are you tired of divorcing couples abusing the divorce litigation process and unnecessarily increasing cost? Are you tired of children being held hostage in divorces and being damaged by the court system? Do you want to help couples learn to problem [..]

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Collaborative Divorce Training for Attorneys

Are you tired of divorcing couples abusing the divorce litigation process and unnecessarily increasing cost? Are you tired of children being held hostage in divorces and being damaged by the court system? Do you want to help couples learn to problem solve so they stop coming back to the courts over and over again? Then [..]

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Why Would A Divorcing Couple Want to Work In A Collaborative Team?

The Collaborative Law Community has been fine tuning teamwork inside of the Collaborative Divorce Process for twenty-five years. When collaborative divorces began, only lawyers helped couples work through the details of their divorce.  The lawyers thought they could handle the communications and emotions because “they do it all day long”.  The lawyers were used to [..]

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The Magic of Mediation as a Conflict Resolution Method

Amy Wirtz completed her 110 hours of mediation training in 2011. When asked what her favorite part of being a mediator is she replied “Watching the couples solve their own problems. With the appropriate education and the right atmosphere to solve their problems, couples will create the best solution for their family. Mediation allows couples [..]

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