Families are unique.
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
- The Importance of Preserving Relationships Post-DivorceThere’s a great deal of research showing that children of divorce do well when their parents respect each other and when each parent encourages the children to have a good relationship with the other. The terms of the parenting plan itself are of far less importance, from a child’s point of view, so long as… Read more: The Importance of Preserving Relationships Post-Divorce
- Navigating Emotional and Financial Costs of DivorceDivorce is a life-altering journey filled with emotional and financial challenges. When a marriage ends, it can feel like the world around you is crumbling. Here, we will explore ways to navigate both the emotional and financial costs of divorce. The Emotional Costs: Emotions run high during a divorce. You may experience feelings of grief,… Read more: Navigating Emotional and Financial Costs of Divorce
- How To Hire The Worst Lawyer PossibleWhen I got divorced, my lawyer was a terrible fit, so I consider myself an expert on this subject. Here’s how it’s done: And, of course, we find the seeds for how to create a settlement that will work for you in the long term. Many lawyers understand that families and marriages are complex. Creating a… Read more: How To Hire The Worst Lawyer Possible