Divorce Magazine Podcast

Divorce Magazine Podcast

Divorce Magazine Podcast Presented by Joseph P. Spirito, Jr. of McGaughy & Spirito COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE IN CALIFORNIA When: Fall 2015 Joe was interviewed for a nationwide podcast series by Divorce Magazine. Joe answered questions about selecting a collaborative divorce over a traditional litigated divorce. He also discussed several nuanced characteristics of the collaborative process that spouses may consider when choosing which process of dissolution is right for them.

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Clothes the Deal – Charity Drive

The South Bay Bar Association Invites you to participate in our charity drive for: Clothes the Deal – Charity Drive – click .pdf for more imformation July 1 – August 31, 2016 CTD distributes new and gently worn business clothing to partnering agencies supplementing their employment programs and removing obstacles to gaining employment.  

Cultural Family Law

Cultural Competency in Family Law Seminar – July 30th

Cultural Competency in Family Law Seminar When: July 30, 2016, 8:30 am to 4 pm. Where: University of West LA School of Law David Yamamoto, Esq. of a Better Divorce will be on the 1st panel on Premarital Agreements in other Countries. David will be presenting on Premarital Agreements in Japan. More details to follow.

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Conscious Uncoupling and Collaborative Divorce

by Jon Kramer, LCSW Editor’s Notes: Jon Kramer, LCSW is in private practice with an office in Santa Monica, as well as a founding Partner of the Collaborative Center of Southern California in Hermosa Beach, CA. He is also a member of a collaborative divorce group called “A Better Divorce Group”. Isn’t it kind of fun when we are trendy and we don’t even know it? Thanks to Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, when a couple who have decided to end their marriage inquires with a non-litigating attorney, they are officially trendy. OK, before you roll your eyes, let me explain further. Paltrow and Martin’s recent […]

Family attorney Elaine Thompson received the Athena Award from the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce

Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce Presents Athena Award

A Better Divorce is very proud to note that on December 4, 2015, ABD member, attorney Elaine Thompson received the Athena Award from the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce.  This award is presented each year in recognition of professional achievement, dedication to community service and generosity in assisting women in their achievement of professional excellence and leadership. She also received certificates from David Hadley, Assemblyman 66th District, Maxine Waters, U.S. Congress 43rd District, and Mayor Patrick Furey, Mayor of Torrance.