Collaborative Divorce works because the goal is for you and your spouse to work together to resolve the divorce issues that your family is facing. Collaborative Divorce works because the collaborative professionals don't see the pending divorce as a battle to be won, but as a problem to be solved. You and your family are in a crisis, and you need help to get through it. You are likely … [Read more...] about Why is Collaborative Divorce A Better Divorce Option?
This blog was originally posted on Collaborative Divorce California. Preserving relationships in a divorce is especially important when a couple shares children. And whether they're minor children or adult children, you're still their parents. They're going to love both of you. The last thing children want to see is their parents at odds with each other. They don't want the conflict. They … [Read more...] about The Importance of Preserving Relationships During Divorce
Child Custody and Child Support can be one of the biggest areas of contention in a divorce. They can also be a source for ongoing battles after the divorce is over if the divorce case is not carefully managed by both parents. Child Custody The public policy of the state of California is that a child should have frequent and continuing contact with both parents. We do not … [Read more...] about How Child Custody and Child Support Are Determined
Of course, you can date during your divorce. Dating during your divorce is legal in California. The bigger question is whether that is the best thing to do during your divorce. You need to think about the emotional impact of dating during the divorce. If you had an affair with this person during the marriage, now that you are getting divorced, you may want to openly have a relationship … [Read more...] about Can I Date During My Divorce?
When you end your relationship with the other parent it does not end the importance of raising your children as Co-Parents. A child is not a piece of furniture or the TV that one of you can keep and the other one can just buy a new one. The emotional upheaval of a divorce can cloud your thinking. Feelings of fear, anger, anxiety, and revenge can cause either parent to think that one parent … [Read more...] about What is Co-Parenting and Why Does It Matter in My Divorce?
Going to court in a divorce case should be the last resort and not the first choice. As the last resort in a divorce case, it means that you have done everything else possible to find a way to resolve your difference with your spouse. Here are some of the most important reasons why it is beneficial to try to stay out of the court system. You Lose Control You are giving up the … [Read more...] about 4 Good Reasons to Keep Your Divorce Out of Court
Burbank Family Law Attorney Jami Fosgate has been recognized by Collaborative Practice California with the prestigious Eureka Award for her contributions and dedication to helping the establish Collaborative Divorce as alternative to going to court for California couples that have made the decision to divorce. The Eureka Award is awarded to divorce professionals in the core disciplines … [Read more...] about Jami Fosgate Honored with Collaborative Practice California Eureka Award
Burbank Family Law Attorney Jami Fosgate has been selected for inclusion in Pasadena Magazine's list of 2021 Top Lawyers in the area of Alternate Dispute Resolution as her practice is focused on “no court” dispute resolution using mediation and collaborative processes. The Top Lawyers list was created by PRS (Professional Research Services) and is based on an online peer-review survey sent out … [Read more...] about Jami Fosgate Honored by Pasadena Magazine