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A Better Divorce

A Better Divorce is an interdisciplinary group of professionals, who are committed to the collaborative divorce process - a private, non-adversarial method of resolving divorce without going to court. Support for you and your divorce comes from a team you select that includes family lawyers, financial specialists, child specialists and divorce coaches.

Apple Family Works

Apple Famiy Works - Therapy and Life Skills Center - Our counseling, education and support services are practical, affordable, effective, and based on up-to-the-minute knowledge about how we become who we are, why we behave the way we do, and how we can grow into the life we want to lead.

California Courts

Find information, tools, and resources to help resolve many common legal issues.

California Divorce Forms

Downloadable legal forms, as well as interesting articles about the legal process.

California Statutes

California Law consists of 29 codes, covering various subject areas, the State Constitution and Statutes. Information presented reflects laws currently in effect. All California Codes have been updated to include the 2011 Statutes.

Center for Divorce Education

We at the Center for Divorce Education are dedicated to assisting parents so that their children's suffering is minimized. Through our research we have found effective methods for reducing the stress of divorce not only for children but also for many couples. Our interactive and skills-based approaches help couples to view their separation or divorce in a new light.

Children's Institute

The mission of Children’s Institute is to strengthen children’s social and emotional health through prevention and early intervention initiatives built on research, evidence and collaboration. 

Coalition for Collaborative Divorce

Coalition for Collaborative Divorce (CCD) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families restructure their lives in a positive and cooperative manner. The goal is to resolve conflict and avoid litigation in resolving family law matters.

Collaborative Council of the Redwood Empire

Sonoma County attorneys, mental health professionals and financial specialists in collaborative practice can assist clients to find creative solutions without going to court.

Collaborative Divorce Solutions

Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Orange County (CDS) is a non-profit association of attorneys, mental health, and financial professionals organized into geographic practice groups within the Southern California. They are dedicated to resolving family and civil matters without litigation. Using the Collaborative Process, CDS interdisciplinary teams offer the support, protection and legal guidance necessary to handle disputes within an atmosphere of mutual respect.

Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego

The Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego is an association of attorneys, mental health professionals and financial advisors working together to learn, practice, and promote collaborative processes for problem solving and the peaceful resolution of family law issues, with an eye toward preserving the emotional, as well as the financial, assets of the family. Its goal is to transform the resolution of family law issues through respectful, collaborative processes that protect the integrity and health of family relationships and eliminate the need of families to resort to court litigation.

Collaborative Practice California

We are a statewide organization of collaborative practice groups.

Collaborative Practice of San Mateo County

Collaborative Practice of San Mateo County is an interdisciplinary group of professionals who are committed to the Collaborative Divorce process- a private, non-adversarial method of resolving divorce without going to court. We are dedicated to working with a divorcing couple in a cooperative and respectful manner to reach a long lasting resolution that benefits your family.

Collaborative Practice San Francisco

Collaborative Practice San Francisco (CPSF) is an alliance of individual, unaffiliated, collaborative practitioners trained and experienced in Collaborative Practice and committed to avoiding court battles and power struggles to resolve conflicts. Our group consists of family law attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals.

Collaborative Practice Santa Cruz

Collaborative practice is a cooperative, voluntary process to resolve family disputes without the need to go to court. With the help of professionals in various disciplines, the parties will work together to create shared solutions to all aspects of the dispute: financial, emotional and legal.

Collaborative Practice Silicon Valley

We are a group of professionals interested in helping couples and families resolve conflicts in a positive and respectful manner. Our group consists of family, probate and civil attorneys, mental health professionals, financial planners and others professionals.

Consumer Price Indexes (CPI)

The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.

East Bay Alliance of Collaborative Professionals

CP is a process for divorcing couples or people ending non-marital relationships who come together with trained professionals--; lawyers, mental health specialists, and financial advisors--to avoid going to court, and to use a respectful, problem-solving approach.

Family Law Facilitator's Office

The Family Law Facilitator's Office is available to help both parties who have questions about child support, spousal support, child custody and visitation, establishment of parental responsibility for minor children, health insurance, and the availability of community resources to help families.

I-Can! Legal

I-CAN!™ Legal is an online application that will fill out court forms for you by asking you simple questions and putting your answers on the forms in the correct place. I-CAN!™ will also print instructions to tell you what to do with your forms, and how the court process works.

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

IACP is the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, an international community of legal, mental health and financial professionals working in concert to create client-centered processes for resolving conflict.

Joint Parents

Raising a child after a divorce or separation is challenging for parents. provides the tools to keep parents well organized and communicating effectively. 

Kids' Turn

Kids’ Turn is a non-profit organization providing a comprehensive and proven program for children and family members who are affected by familial separation.

Law Help California

Helping Californians find legal aid and self-help resources.

Legal Self Help Services of Marin

Legal Self Help Services (LSHS) provides free assistance to those who do not have attorneys.

Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association

The Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association is an open, interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the collaborative law process for resolving family conflict, through training for professionals and education for families.

Loving Solutions

Loving Solutions is a guide for parents with difficult younger children, ages five to ten. Also known as "Parent Project®, Jr.," this program utilizes the same principles found successful in Parent Project® Sr., adapted to the needs of younger children. Loving Solutions provides guidelines for parents to determine when they need a "rule," what issues are negotiable, when parents can negotiate with children, how to use time-outs properly to gain substantial behavior change, how to get children to cooperate with household chores, to get along better with siblings, and improve school success.

Marin County Family Court Services Mediation

California law requires parents who are unable to agree on a child-sharing plan to attend mediation before a court hearing to try to reach agreement. 

Marin County Superior Court

To ensure fair and equal access to justice and serve the public with dignity and respect.

Novato Youth Center

The Novato Youth Center offers an award winning 10-week series for parents of adolescents dealing with truancy, failing grades, drug and alcohol use and parent-child conflict.  Contact Maria Rosa Kaufman (415) 892-1643, ext. 226 or (Spanish) Berta Campos-Anicetti (415) 892-1643, ext. 227

Parents Place in Marin County

Parents Place offers services for all parents–from workshops on all aspects of parenting to individualized services that support each child’s optimal development. We believe that a helped parent is a helped child. 

Partners in Parenting

Partners In Parenting, LLC teaches court-ordered divorce classes and a variety of parenting classes and seminars.  These include Brain-Based Parenting, Parenting the Adolescent Brain, Parenting the Pre-School Brain, Boy Brain-Girl Brain, and Parenting From The Heart. 

Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group

Collaborative Practice is a solutions-oriented approach that seeks to preserve the long-term interests of families. It differs from conventional divorce in that couples pledge in writing to work toward an agreement without going to court.

Shared Parenting Calendar Software

Understanding that divorce is one of the most stressful, and often disruptive, events in one’s life, I wanted to build a program from the ground up that would help parents and children deal with the complexities of shared parenting

The CoParenting Toolkit

This book is packed with a treasure trove of fresh new strategies including advanced versions of selected time-tested solutions from its partner, Mom's House, Dad's House.

The Family & Children's Law Center

The Family & Children's Law Center enables families and children to enjoy a more successful future by helping them to navigate the legal system. We provide high-quality, low-cost legal services to families and children on matters ranging from child abuse and domestic violence to child custody and support. We serve all forms of families and are advocates for the needs and rights of children.

Up To Parents

A free, confidential, and interactive website for divorcing and divorced parents.

About Collaborative Practice Marin

CPM is a community of legal, mental health and financial professionals working together to create client-centered processes for resolving conflict.  We are located in Marin County, California. 

Why Collaborative Divorce?

“Divorce is never easy but the collaborative process made mine bearable.  I had more control and therefore less stress and anxiety because I had an active role.”


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