In addition to my law degree, I have an advanced degree in child development. For the past 15 years, I have shared an office with my husband, who is a child and adolescent psychiatrist. He is flexibly available for consultation around specific child-related issues in divorce, for instance, in cases where pre-existing vulnerabilities exist.
The focus of my work is on helping divorcing families navigate difficult parenting and financial issues in ways that preserve the integrity of the family, while dissolving the marriage. Because of my conviction that non-adversarial divorce markedly reduces the damage to children and parents, I have limited my practice to the two non-adversarial approaches to divorce: mediation and collaborative divorce. In addition, I am often asked to provide divorce consultation to individuals and couples in the following areas:
18 North Main St., 2nd Floor
West Hartford CT 06107
My initial consultation provides essential information and knowledge, based on my careers in child development and law and is based on my hourly fee.
No. My fees are based on how many hours I spend on the matter.
$300 per hour.
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
I wanted to help children and families. I knew that contentious, adversarial divorce would only serve to rupture the vulnerable family system, so mediation and collaborative divorce were of interest to me.
Clients who are well-educated in these matters more easily traverse the rough terrain that divorce involves. Mediation and divorce maximize client control of the divorce process.
I often serve as review counsel for the clients of other divorce mediators. I will review the agreement reached in mediation, and provide a legal analysis of the agreement, complete with any recommendations for revisions. I also assist my clients in the preparation of their financial documents and other court-required documentation.
I am willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves. I will help prepare the paperwork and educate them around the issues that must be addressed in their divorce.
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