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Articles from our blog

  • The Power of a New Normal

    The Power of a New Normal

    Over the last 50 years we have intentionally changed childhood in America. We did it with our eyes wide-open but our hearts squeezed shut. We pay lip service to beliefs …

  • Is fairness in the eye of the beholder?

    Is fairness in the eye of the beholder?

    When you come to the collaborative table, what are your goals? Do you want what is fair, what is just, what you are “legally entitled to,”  and/or what you believe …

  • How to Time the Divorce Discussion During the Holiday

    How to Time the Divorce Discussion During the Holiday

    My clients think carefully before deciding to file for divorce. This article is thought provoking – if you are left wondering how to time the divorce discussion during the holiday …

  • A Skill Needed During the Holidays and all Days

    A Skill Needed During the Holidays and all Days

    Effective communication with your soon-to-be former spouse is absolutely critical during and after divorce if you have children. Your communication will have to improve at a time when it will …

  • Co-Parenting Advice for the Holidays

    Co-Parenting Advice for the Holidays

    The holidays are here!  Will you use them as an opportunity to establish new traditions?  Divorce is often a time of sadness and letting go, but it is also an …

  • Uncommon Advice for Stress

    Uncommon Advice for Stress

    Going through a divorce can be one of the most stressful events in one’s life. You have probably heard the most common advice about self-care during a divorce: This article …

  • Saying Thanks

    Saying Thanks

    The give and take of four-way meetings typically includes requesting and receiving information, clarification, and promises of future cooperation. I have found that as the conversation unfolds, a simple “thank you” elevates …

  • Non-snarl Divorce Negotiations

    Non-snarl Divorce Negotiations

    Wisconsin State Journal: Front Page Sunday Article, 2001 NON-SNARL DIVORCE NEGOTIATIONSWisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI)Published on June 3, 2001 © 2001- Madison Newspapers, Inc. Byline: Ed Treleven Courts reporter When …

  • Women in the Law

    Women in the Law

    Wisconsin Woman Magazine, May 2001

  • Resolve Your Differences Using a Mediator

    Resolve Your Differences Using a Mediator

    Wisconsin Woman June 2000

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