Divorce or Dissolution of Domestic Partnership
You have made the difficult decision to divorce or dissolve your domestic partnership. What should you do next? Your choice of how to proceed will determine the fundamental nature of your experience and its impact on your life now and in the future. No one wants to divorce. But if you are nevertheless facing that path, you are free to choose to do your divorce differently by choosing mediation or collaboration.
Divorce in California can be an extremely negative process. Our legal system is designed to place you and your spouse in a win or lose dynamic. From the moment divorce papers are filed, you embark on an adversarial process that becomes a matter of public record. Lawyers take over, and the judge will make the final life-changing decision for you.
No matter the state of your current relationship and communication, I offer a better alternative to reaching a satisfactory resolution. Through mediation or collaborative divorce, I help create a safe environment for each of you to participate in a fair and supportive process. You maintain your respect for each other by working toward a shared solution, and together you find mutually acceptable compromise.
Studies show that couples who dissolve their marriage or domestic partnership through mediation or collaborative practice have much greater satisfaction with the results. Both allow more opportunities for each partner to express themselves, feel listened to, and make their own final decisions. These practices are also faster, more cost-effective, less stressful, and completely confidential.
Going through a divorce after 32 years of marriage not only took an emotional toll, but the process and paperwork seemed equally insurmountable. Enter Camille King, Esq. She held me up emotionally, supported me throughout the process and most importantly fought for my legal rights while educating me throughout this process.”