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  • Learn your divorce process options
  • Understand the legal, financial, psychological and social issues of divorce
  • Learn how to talk about it with your children
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Divorce Options™ Workshops  Collaborative Law, Collaborative Divorce

A community service sponsored by
Collaborative Practice California

If you are facing divorce or separation ...
attend a Divorce Options™ workshop, a low-cost public education workshop offered monthly in many counties across California. You have choices!

Click here for the schedule of Divorce Options Workshops

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

Topics Covered

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/divorce on children

You will find answers to such questions as:

  • 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 About the Process of Divorce

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of:

  • Self-representation ("Do-it-yourself")
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Practice
  • Litigation

Learn how to:

  • Talk to your children about divorce
  • Divide your property
  • Pay your bills now and in the future
  • Manage emotions

Divorce Options™ workshops are presented jointly by experts who have guided other people through divorce—a divorce lawyer, a financial specialist and a divorce coach.

The cost for the 3-4 hour workshop ranges from no-cost to $45.00. You may attend individually or as a couple. Pre-registration is not always required. Dates and locations of Divorce Options Workshops are listed below. To print or download a copy of the Divorce Options brochure click here.

Divorce Options™ Workshops


Central California

Central Valley Collaborative Law Affiliates
Fresno
University Ramada Inn
324 East Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA
John McDaniel
jmcdaniel@helonmanfredo.com
559-226-4420
www.divorcefresno.net/
Workshop is free of charge. Pre-registration recommended (limited seating). www.divorcefresno.eventbrite.com
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 9:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 9:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 9:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 9:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 9:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, November 08, 2014 - 9:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 9:00AM-1:00PM


Northern California

Collaborative Council of the Redwood Empire
Santa Rosa
Collaborative Practice Center
829 Sonoma Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA
DivorceOptions@hotmail.com
707-523-0570 for questions about Divorce Options only
To register in advance go to www.divorceoptions.eventbrite.com
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, November 08, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM

Collaborative Practice East Bay
Lafayette
Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church (LOPC)
49 Knox Drive
Lafayette, CA
Shendl Tuchman
dr.tuchman@earthlink.net
925-943-7456 for questions about Divorce Options
www.cpeastbay.com
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:15AM-12:30PM
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 9:15AM-12:30PM
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 9:15AM-12:30PM
Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 9:15AM-12:30PM
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 9:15AM-12:30PM
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 9:15AM-12:30PM
Saturday, November 08, 2014 - 9:15AM-12:30PM
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 9:15AM-12:30PM

Collaborative Practice Marin
San Rafael
Family Service Agency
555 Northgate Avenue
San Rafael, CA
Jay Rice
jaysrice@gmail.com
415-485-1388
www.collaborativepracticemarin.org/resources/divorce-options-workshop
Register on day of workshop. $45 cash or check only. Sliding scale available. Therapists attend at no charge.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM
Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM

Collaborative Practice San Francisco
San Francisco
Jewish Community Center
3200 California Street
San Francisco, CA
divorceoptions@gmail.com
www.cp-sf.com/8-announcements/9-divorce-options
$45 per participant, payable at the door. Pre-registration suggested; walk-ins welcome
Saturday, May 03, 2014 - 9:30AM-12:30PM
Saturday, June 07, 2014 - 9:30AM-12:30PM
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 6:30PM-8:30PM
Saturday, August 02, 2014 - 9:30AM-12:30PM
Saturday, September 06, 2014 - 9:30AM-12:30PM
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 6:30PM-8:30PM
Saturday, November 01, 2014 - 9:30AM-12:30PM
Saturday, December 06, 2014 - 9:30AM-12:30PM

Collaborative Practice Silicon Valley
San Jose, CA 95124
Chantel Building
2nd Floor Conference Room
3880 S. Bascom Ave., Ste 204
San Jose, CA 95124, CA
Beth Proudfoot
beth@childfamilygroup.com
408-351-1044 ext. 1
Workshops are $45 per person. We accept cash or checks made out to Collaborative Practice Silicon Valley. Free parking available on street or in building parking lot.
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 10:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 10:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 10:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 10:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 10:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 10:00AM-1:00PM

Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group
American Canyon
Fairfield Inn & Suites
3800 Broadway St.
American Canyon, CA
916-863-9777
www.divorceoption.com
$45 cash or check (payable to SCPG) - No credit cards. No pre-registration required.
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 8AM-1PM

Davis
Odd Fellows Hall
415 2nd Street
Davis, CA
916-863-9777
www.divorceoption.com
$45 cash or check (payable to SCPG) - No credit cards. No pre-registration required.
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 8AM-1PM
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8AM-1PM

Fairfield
Child Haven
801 Empire St.
Fairfield, CA
916-863-9777
www.divorceoption.com
$45 per participant; cash or check; no credit cards, no pre-registration
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 8AM-1PM
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 8AM-1PM

Folsom
Courtyard Marriott - Folsom
2575 Iron Pointe Rd.
Folsom, CA
916-863-9777
www.divorceoption.com
$45 cash or check (payable to SCPG) - No credit cards. No pre-registration required.
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 8AM-1PM
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 8AM-1PM

Roseville
Holiday Inn Express
1398 E Roseville Pkwy
Roseville, CA
916-863-9777
www.divorceoption.com
$45 cash or check (payable to SCPG) - No credit cards. No pre-registration required.
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 8AM-1PM
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 8AM-1PM
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 8AM-1PM

Sacramento
Courtyard Marriott - Midtown
4422 Y Street
Sacramento, CA
916-863-9777
www.divorceoption.com
$45 cash or check (payable to SCPG) - No credit cards. No pre-registration required.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 8AM-1PM
Saturday, August 09, 2014 - 8AM-1PM
Saturday, November 08, 2014 - 8AM-1PM


Southern California

Collaborative Divorce Professionals of the Inland Empire
Walnut
Mt. SAC Community College
Bldg 18
Room 15
1100 North Grand Avenue
Walnut, CA
Info@DivorceOptionsInlandEmpire.com
909-393-7996
www.divorceoptionsie.com -- Staff Parking Lot D2 (complimentary parking passes will be issued in the classroom)
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 8:30-NOON
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 8:30-NOON

Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Orange County
Chino
Office of Diana Martinez
15338 Central Ave., Ste 100
Chino, CA
909-548-2171
$45 donation per person. Please reserve in advance.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM

Irvine
Office of Cathleen Collinsworth
4000 Barranca Pkwy, Ste 250
Irvine, CA
949-262-3692
$45 donation per person. Please reserve in advance.
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 9:00AM-12:00PM

Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association
Los Angeles
LA Law Library
301 W. 1st St.
Los Angeles, CA
213-785-2516
Fee is $10/person. To register, go to www.lalawlibrary.org/classes
Thursday, May 08, 2014 - 12:00PM-1:30PM
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 12:00PM-1:30PM
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Marina Collaborative Divorce Group
Santa Monica
Santa Monica YWCA
Community Room
2019 14th Street
Santa Monica, CA
Stephanie Maloney
smaloney@fs4divorce.com
Cost: $25 per person
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 - 6:30PM-8:30PM
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - 6:30PM-8:30PM
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 - 6:30PM-8:30PM
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 - 6:30PM-8:30PM
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - 6:30PM-8:30PM
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 6:30PM-8:30PM
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 6:30PM-8:30PM
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 6:30PM-8:30PM


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