Divorce Options™ Workshop

A community service sponsored by Collaborative Practice California

If you are facing divorce or separation, you have many questions.

Get answers by attending a Divorce Options™ workshop. Divorce Options is a public education workshop offered through many regional Collaborative Practice groups in California.

How a Divorce Options™ Workshop Can Help You

Divorce Options™ will help you understand and manage the legal, financial and emotional aspects of this challenging life transition.

Divorce Options™ will help you explore your options and make informed decisions about which process will most likely lead to your desired outcomes.

Divorce Options™ will help you take control of your divorce and move forward with your life, with guidance from trained professionals in law, finance and counseling.

Who Should Attend Divorce Options™

Workshops are open to all individuals and couples in California who are contemplating separation or divorce

  • Whether married, domestic partners or cohabiting
  • Whether same or opposite gender
  • With or without children

Divorce Options™ provides you with up-to-date, unbiased information about:

  • Spousal support, alimony and child support
  • Separate and community property
  • Tax consequences of divorce
  • Legal and physical custody
  • Impact of separation and divorce on children

Find the answers to your important questions:

  • What happens in court?
  • How much time do divorces take?
  • How much do divorces cost?
  • How do you get started?
  • What resources are available to you?

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of:

  • Self-representation (Pro per, or “do-it-yourself”)
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Practice
  • Litigation

Get advice from professionals on how to:

  • Talk to your children about divorce
  • Protect the things that are important to you
  • Preserve family relationships
  • Maintain your emotional health and lessen stress
  • Work together versus being at odds
  • Retain control of the divorce process

Divorce Options™ workshops are presented by a team of Collaborative Practice experts trained in this unique process: a Collaborative Divorce lawyer, a financial specialist and a divorce/communication coach. Each team member has experience guiding other people like you successfully through a divorce without time consuming and costly litigation.

The cost for the three hour workshop varies according to your local practice group.

You may attend individually or as a couple. While pre-registration is not always required, we prefer you RSVP to your local workshop.

Divorce Options™ workshops are presented by Collaborative Practice California member groups throughout the state.