Over our years of service, we have gathered and created resources to help you in your decision making process.

Building Hope For Your Family’s Future
You and your family members do not have to become divorce statistics.

Collaborative Law Can Work: “If It Is Done Properly”
Daily Record 2005

Tuning In To Current Legal Trends – by Nora Jones
Intellectual Property Law, Collaborative Law & Communications Law

Related Articles Online

Financials of divorce create niche
by Will Astor

Civilized Divorce
by Pauline H. Tesler, Esq.

External Resources

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
An excellent resource site for both prospective participants and attorneys.

Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota
This is the group established by the founder of Collaborative Law, Stuart Webb.

Fingerlakes Collaborative Law Association
Collaborative attorneys in Steuben, Yates, and Livingston Counties, New York.

New York Collaborative Law Group

Collaborative Family Lawyers of the Hudson Valley
Call 845-562-0500.

Collaborative Family Lawyers of Central New York

Websites for Parents

The following websites have information that parents may find useful in helping their children navigate a separation or divorce.

Planning for Parenting Time

Planning for Parenting Time

This guide is intended to provide information to help parents who are living apart make decisions about parenting time for their children. In addition to reading this guide, parents should consult the professionals (e.g., attorneys, child specialists) on their collaborative team for guidance about their particular situation. Even though this guide was written in Arizona, much of the information is not specific to Arizona.Get Parenting Plans

Books For Parenting

Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce. JoAnne Pedro-Carroll

The Truth About Children and Divorce. Bob Emery

Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s: Parenting Together While Living Apart. Marc Ackerman

The Pro-Child Way: Parenting with an Ex. Ellen Kellner

Divorce Book for Parents. Vicky Lansky
Easy to read, practical information and suggestions from a divorced mother. Helpful bullet points.

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastle’s Way. M. Gary Neuman

Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child. Isolina Ricci

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Books For Negotiating Relationships

The Co-Parenting Survival Guide. Elizabeth Thayer and Jeffrey Zimmerman

Making Divorce Work: 8 Essential Ways to Resolving Conflict and Rebuilding Your Life. Diana Mercer

The Good Divorce. Constance Ahrons

Storms Can’t Hurt the Sky: A Buddhist Path Through Divorce. Gabriel Cohen

Divorce Hangover. Anne N. Walther

Books For Children

It’s Not Your Fault Koko Bear. Vicky Lansky
For parents to read to their 4-6 year old children about separation and divorce.

Mom’s House Dad’s House for Kids: Feeling at Home in One Home or Two.Isolina Ricci
For kids 10 or older to read alone or with their parents about separation, divorce and forming a step-family. Provides practical tips and resiliency tools for kids.

Mom and Dad Don’t Live Together Anymore. Kathy Stinson
For parents to read to kids in grades K-2nd. A girl whose parents are separated and who lives with her mother and visits her father in an apartment explains that they both love her very much.

Jennifer Has Two Daddies. Priscilla Galloway
For 7-10 year olds. Jennifer lives with her mother and step-father one week and with her father the other week. When her father goes away for 3 weeks she has to deal with the challenge of change.

At Daddy’s On Saturday. Linda Girard
For 5-10 year olds. Although she feels angry, sad and worried after her parents’ divorce, Katie learns that she can keep a loving relationship with her father even though she does not live with him.

All About Divorce. Mary Blitzer Field
For 8-10 year olds.

Two Homes. Claire Masurel
For preschoolers. The gently reassuring text focuses on what is gained rather than what is lost when parents divorce, and the illustrations are sensitive.