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Your divorce process should be too.
Collaborative Divorce Washington
Collaborative Divorce Washington is dedicated to promoting education about the Collaborative divorce process to create a more positive way to restructure families post-divorce.
Through the use of the Collaborative process, parties are able to choose outcomes that meet the needs of their unique family. The professional team helps parties understand their interests and needs and create a settlement that addresses all those interests and needs in a supportive container.
The professionals on this website are dedicated to helping all types of families going through divorce to reduce conflict and promote healthy outcomes.
Leslie M. Blankman is a Washington State licensed attorney, certified mediator, and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®. In addition to her legal studies at Seattle University School of Law, Leslie’s background in Behavioral Sciences provides her with the ability to navigate her clients through the legal and the emotional aspects of divorce. She is a compassionate practitioner with a focus on meeting the goals and interests of her clients.
Promoting and educating the public about Collaborative Law is important to Leslie and she is an active member in the Collaborative Practice community. She is a board member for Collaborative Professionals of Washington and King County Collaborative Law. She was President of Collaborative Professionals of Washington in 2022. She enjoys working with other Collaborative professionals on multiple committees.
More information about Leslie can be found on her website: https://blankmanlaw.com/
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Blogs from Collaborative Divorce Washington
- Is There Child Support Between Parents When They Share Care of Their Children Equally?The answer is unique to each family. Child support is comprised of two general categories. A monthly support transfer payment to help meet the basic needs of the child in the other parent’s home, and direct expense sharing for categories of expenses as they arise, such as health insurance and co-pays, agreed extracurricular activities. The […]
- What Can I Expect in My Divorce?Many people want to know “what can I expect in my divorce?” There are many factors that can change the path of divorce, but here’s a quick overview of the divorce life cycle in Washington: Each step described above may be more complex or simple. Sakaguchi, Felbeck & Reese, PLLC. Is located at 520 Kirkland […]
- Why Collaborative Divorce?The Collaborative Law approach to divorce and separation aligns with our natural instincts as human beings. We want to belong, we need community, we need to feel supported. All of those concepts become threatened when we separate or divorce from our primary relationship. In our traditional dispute resolution models for divorce, “shuttle” mediations or, at […]