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“I’m sorry.” But are you though? The Art of the Good ApologyDeborah Bennett Berecz, , Collaborative Law, Coparenting, Divorce, Family Resolutions, How to negotiate, Managing Emotions, Self-Care, advice, apologizing, collaborate, collaborative, collaborative divorce, collaborative law, collaborative practice, Communication, Don't ReAct, empathy, families, family law, mediation, Preserving families, saying sorry, self care, settling arguments, 0
It’s hard to admit a mistake. But we all have the opportunity, don’t we? Regularly! Here are some things...
Merry Christmas for Your Children-even in DivorceDeborah Bennett Berecz, , Coparenting, Family Resolutions, Holiday, Managing Emotions, children, Communication, custody, divorce, family, family law, Preserving families, stress, 0
Your children can be happy this Christmas even if you are divorcing. When we hear the words “Christmas Story”...
Marriage Story Hopefully Won’t Be Your Divorce StoryDeborah Bennett Berecz, , Collaborative Law, Divorce, Family Resolutions, How to negotiate, Process Choices, Uncategorized, advice, attorney, choices, collaborative, collaborative divorce, collaborative law, collaborative practice, divorce, family, family law, mediate, mediation, mediator, Preserving families, settlement, 0
Marriage Story was nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHi-a1n8t7M. If you are considering a divorce, it...
NO MORE “SPOUSE vs SPOUSE” IN MICHIGANDeborah Bennett Berecz, , Conflict as Catalyst™ Newsletter, Divorce, Family Resolutions, Process Choices, change, children, choices, collaborative divorce, Complaint for Divorce, defendant, divorce, documents for divorce, ending marriage, families, family, family law, managing emotions, mediation, Michigan Court Rules, plaintiff, psychology, 0
Currently, when you file for divorce in Michigan, the case title in the Complaint for Divorce reads, “JOHN SMITH,...
Mediate, Collaborate or Litigate?Deborah Bennett Berecz, , Divorce, Family Resolutions, How to Contemplate Divorce, Process Choices, advice, attorney, choices, collaborative law, custody, divorce, family law, mediation, settlement, 0
It’s confusing. Your best friend who went through her own divorce recently is full of advice. Your father’s advice...
What Judges Say About Compromise in Custody and Divorce CasesDeborah Bennett Berecz, , Uncategorized, compromise, Conflict as Catalyst, custody, deborah berecz, divorce, family law, 0
Everyone has a list of priorities in their custody or divorce case. Whether you collaborate, settle, or take the...
Your Flight is Now Boarding: Handling Panic in Family Law and DivorceDeborah Bennett Berecz, , Divorce, Family Resolutions, Managing Emotions, deborah berecz, divorce, family law, panic, 0
Fear, anxiety, and even panic are natural parts of a divorce or family law matter. But these negative emotions...
When hurricanes hit. One response.Deborah Bennett Berecz, , Conflict as Catalyst™ Newsletter, Events, Managing Emotions, Uncategorized, choices, collaborative, family law, Preserving families, stress, 0
I grew up in Houston. I instantly speak Texan when I go back and yes, now and then I...
Values Drive Us–The Big FivesDeborah Bennett Berecz, , BA PLC Business, Conflict as Catalyst™ Newsletter, Divorce, Estate Planning/Elder Care, Process Choices, advice, choices, divorce, family, family law, lawyer, options, Preserving families, Resolution, 0
I’ve known in my bones the Big Five Values that drive every decision we make at our firm. Why had...
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