Healthy Communication Practices for Separating & Separated Parents

Healthy Communication Practices for Separating & Separated ParentsBy Stephen Gaddis at Gaddis Mediation It is strongly recommended that parents review and observe the following practices for facilitating healthy, respectful, effective communication during their separation/divorce process and thereafter: 1. Primary Means of Communication. The primary means of communication between the parents on parenting issues should be via e-mail, US mail or [more]

Collaborative Divorce on CNBC

CNBC recently published an article on their website about Collaborative Divorce - "Collaborative divorce can ease emotional, economic stress" by Deborah Nason.  It cites several Collaborative professionals, including Ross Evans, President of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP). The article included several interesting research findings, including that 58% of Collaborative [more]

Amicable Divorce

Amicable DivorceBy Mike Fancher Seattle Divorce Services Are you looking for an amicable divorce? Collaboration is a good process for helping you achieve an amicable divorce, but no matter how good your team is, success still goes back to what you and your spouse bring to the table.  One factor that makes a [more]

The Divorce/Co-Parenting Coach: A Confident-Guide through Turbulent Times

The Divorce/Co-Parenting Coach: A Confident-Guide through Turbulent Times by Karen Bonnell at coach mediate consult You're traveling on an airplane when the Captain's voice comes across the loud speaker and says, "all passengers return to your seats; fasten your seat belts -- we're heading into some difficult weather and will be experiencing turbulence". The plane begins to move in unpredictable [more]

The Value of Using a Neutral Financial Professional

The Value of Using a Neutral Financial Professional By Sandy Voit Tangible Solutions Collaborative Divorce offers a team of professionals who can help you create a successful path. One of the team members, a neutral financial professional, can help both of you to achieve a fair and equitable financial settlement. We have successfully completed training in the financial issues of [more]

Second Saturday Program

Second Saturday Program By Laura Sutkus Sutkus Law Firm Do you want to know more about collaborative law, the different processes used to handle a divorce, and the legal, financial and emotional aspects of divorce? The Second Saturday program is held the second Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Highline Community [more]

Brochure on Collaborative Practice - click corner to turn page

Brochure on Collaborative Practice – click corner to turn page

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.

Find a Professional

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

Events

Events – Board meetings, practice group meetings, pod meetings, etc.

Trainings – Various training opportunities of interest to members and potential members