Andrea Vacca teams up with “Speak Your Mind” host Dr. Risa Ryger and Jan Mercer Dahms, Vice President of the Mayshad Group for Women’s Development, for an honest conversation about divorce and how the process can be collaborative instead of adversarial. Some issues to consider with collaborative divorce include: Overcoming denial and avoidance Finding ways…

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Part 2 of a 2-Part Series Lawyers can do a lot of things to help clients in a collaborative divorce, but financial expertise or emotional expertise is sometimes best handled by specialists and experts – who I like to call the “artisans” of divorce. In part one of this series, we looked at the financial expert and…

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Part 1 of a 2-Part Series I recently heard the analogy, “Attorneys in a Collaborative Divorce are like the general contractors.” The lawyers know the law and what issues and problems need to be solved, but they do not have the level of financial expertise, nor the level of emotional expertise, that the couple will…

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In this Wealth Matters Column in the New York Times, I talked about options that are available to couples who want to divorce while the courts are closed or backlogged during the coronavirus pandemic. The columnist, Paul Sullivan, was particularly interested in what options were available if people were negotiating child and spousal support agreements during…

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I was interviewed on the Kate Anthony Divorce Survival Podcast about how Collaborative Divorce offers a way to bring respect to the divorce process and work with professionals who model the behavior you wish to express. In the end, everyone’s going to be better off; you, your spouse, and most importantly, your children: We discuss Collaborative Divorce as aprocess…

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In any divorce, there are 3 key stages: the first divorce consideration is the decision about whether to divorce, the second is moving forward through the divorce process you’ve chosen, and the third is finalizing the details of the divorce. This is true whether you’re divorcing at a time when the outside world is relatively…

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