By Mike Fancher Seattle Divorce Services Some people considering a Collaborative Divorce would like to meet with a Collaborative professional along with their spouse to get more information together. Many Collaborative lawyers prefer to meet with one spouse individually, because of our state bar ethics rules on conflicts of interest. Therefore another possibility [more]
By Kristin Little Kristin Little Counseling Divorce changes the lives of children in their daily schedules and their family relationships. It is important to remember that healthy divorces can actually produce benefits in that children can develop important strengths and coping skills. They can learn adversity and sad feelings are not permanent, [more]
Cascadia Collaborative Divorce, a Collaborative practice group centered in North Seattle, has re-designed their website, which just went live last week. Andrew May did the major work of interfacing with the designer, adding content, tweaking the look, and bringing it all together. Please have a look! Many of KCCL's members belong [more]
By Joanna Roth Joanna T. Roth, Attorney at Law Meeting with a lawyer for the first time can be daunting. It doesn’t matter how skilled or how savvy you are--you have never gone through this divorce before. Finding a lawyer who is a good fit is key to a successful resolution. Here are [more]
We were very excited to see an article appear in the Seattle Times over the weekend entitled Couples can divorce without drama: Beyond the hurt, anger and fear. KCCL members Kristin Little, Mark Weiss, Cynthia First, and Karen Quirk are featured. The article focuses on "the good divorce", a term they [more]
By Kevin Scudder Law Offices of Kevin Scudder I have been collaborating for over five years. I am well-versed in talking to clients about their divorces, the different processes available to them, the impact their divorce can have on them and their children, and making recommendations for them based on what comes [more]
Welcome to KCCL
Collaborative Practice is a no-court alternative to destructive litigation. It’s a problem-solving replacement for an adversarial trial. Collaborative Divorce is a child-centered approach to marriage dissolution. You create the future you want for your post-divorce family and for your children. Yet not just for divorce – it’s a way to get legal advice to address other civil disputes, too.
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All members of King County Collaborative Law have taken special training to learn and build skills to better assist you: basic Collaborative Law training and facilitative, interest-based negotiation and communications skills training. Find a KCCL member
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