episode 9 – Explaining Collaborative Divorce – GRAND RAPIDS PARENTS PODCAST


LISTEN TO EPISODE 9 Click the play button above or subscribe in iTunes. WHAT’S IN EPISODE 9? Melody interviews Erica Wikander and Mary Lier about their roles in the Collaborative Divorce Process. Erica is an attorney and Mary is a child specialist and divorce coach. Collaborative Divorce Professionals of West Michigan is a sponsor of grkids.com. What is Collaborative Divorce? The Collaborative Divorce process was started by divorce attorneys wanting to change the adversarial and often harmful divorce process. The collaborative process is focused on the family, particularly the children. It keeps control with the spouses in reaching an agreement that is best for their family. This is different from traditional litigation in which a judge, not always familiar with the family dynamics, makes very important decisions that affect the spouses and their children. The process is centered on the
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WIN! CARE Ballet’s Peter and the Wolf

A PERFECT SHOW TO INTRODUCE YOUR CHILD TO BALLET This musical put on by CARE Ballet comes to the St. Cecilia Music Center on October 11 and 12 and we are
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Kids and Family ArtPrize Tour 2014

New here? Don’t miss a thing! Get our weekly news update- sign up here. 65 STOPS. HUNDREDS OF EXHIBITS. It is our hope that this list and map will help
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Collaborative Divorce – A Gentler Option

WE ARE NOT PRO-DIVORCE The last thing the team at grkids.com wants for your family is to go through divorce. Divorce is a heart-wrenching experience that deeply wounds all involved.
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You Are Fortunate

You Have Your Hands Full! The other day I took my kids to Roselle Park (or “the Silos Park” as it’s known in our home) for a walk. Actually, I
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