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17
MAR
2017

Holistic Divorce: An Opportunity for Transformation

We are pleased to announce that Theresa is a contributing author to the new book Stress Free Divorce. Here’s an excerpt from her chapter, “Holistic Divorce: An Opportunity for Transformation”: “Uncertainty about the law is only one aspect of the anxiety...
17
FEB
2017

Join Us at the Zen Parenting Conference

At Trinity Family Law, we are committed to our clients living great lives and parenting their children effectively. That’s why we sponsor “Let’s Get Real”, Zen Parenting Radio’s annual conference on February 24 & 25, 2017 at the Westin Hotel in...
29
JUN
2016

Coming Full Circle in the Collaborative World

At the collaborative table, I have sat in many spots: first as a client in my mid-thirties with two young sons … then, because of what I learned in my own divorce, as an attorney establishing my own law firm with a focus on Collaborative Practice … and now, with the...
22
JUN
2016

Making Peace Out of Discord is Recognized by My Alma Mater, Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School

On November 7th, Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School inducted me into their Hall of Honor along with six other women. I am both greatly humbled to be in the company of such accomplished women and grateful for the recognition of the work that I do in the field of Collaborative...
16
MAY
2016

How Judges Make Law

I help people settle cases. Non-lawyers sometimes think that the law “is” something and that there is a “right answer”. Folks who went through law school know that is far from the truth. People who practice family law usually admit that even if you know...
16
MAR
2016

Considering Pets When Reaching Agreements

When pets are part of the family, the needs of the pets matter – just ask any pet owner who is also involved in a divorce. The Collaborative process (and other non-adversarial approaches to divorce) provides a forum for discussing the details of where the pet will reside,...
16
FEB
2016

Debriefing a Case: Purpose and Best Practices for Collaborative Professionals

Because Collaborative Practice relies on well-functioning teams, frequent communication is necessary. Professionals should “debrief” following each meeting and following a completed case. The “debrief” I am referring to is the post case wrap-up meeting....
21
DEC
2015

Who Do You Say That You Are?

In the early 1980s, I learned about affirmations. I took workshops and read books about them. Louise Hay was just starting out when I read and embraced You Can Heal Your Life. For years, I have used techniques like meditation, journaling and vision boards. To start the new year...
07
DEC
2015

Is the Path to Divorce a Yellow Brick Road?

Lynn Torre, a Certified Financial Planner and founder of Financial Transitions, Ltd., hosts the Mind Money Connection on WebTalkRadio. Her podcasts – and corresponding books – educate folks about financial management by tapping into archetypes in fairy tales. When...
27
MAY
2015

Keep Talking

Difficult conversations – we encounter them all the time, but what do we do? Do we avoid them altogether, forge ahead and hope all turns out okay …? In the groundbreaking book, Difficult Conversations by Stone, Patten, and Heen, the authors lay out a methodology for...