IF YOU ARE FACING DIVORCE OR SEPARATION…
attend a Divorce Options® workshop, a low-cost public education workshop presented by experts who have guided other people through divorce – lawyers, financial specialists and divorce coaches. YOU HAVE CHOICES!
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 process choices and make informed decisions about which process option 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 divorce professionals in law, finance and counseling.
Who Should Attend
Workshops are open to all individuals and couples in California who are contemplating separation or divorce or who have had children together:
- Married, domestic partners, or unmarried parents
- Same gender or mixed gender couples
- With or without children
- Individually or as a couple
- Attend once or more than once
Divorce Options® provides you with up-to-date, unbiased information about a California divorce. Topics include:
- Spousal support/alimony
- Separate property and community property
- Some tax consequences of divorce
- Parenting issues (often referred to as legal custody and physical custody)
- Child support
- Impact of separation, divorce and parenting time on children
Find the answers to your important questions:
- Do I have to go to court?
- How long do divorces take?
- How much do divorces cost?
- How do I get started?
- What resources are available to help me?
Learn About the Process of Divorce
Learn from a neutral perspective the advantages and disadvantages of the four main divorce process choices:
- Self-Representation or Do-It-Yourself
- Collaborative Divorce
- Traditional Legal Representation (often called litigation)
Get information from professionals on how to:
- Divide your assets, debts, income, expenses, and responsibilities
- Protect the things that are important to you
- Preserve family relationships
- Maintain your emotional health and lessen stress
- Work together instead of against each other
- Talk to your children about divorce
- Retain control of the divorce process