A Legal Separation Is Not As Simple As Just Leaving The House

Moving out of the family residence may seem good enough to be considered separated, but it can end up being a costly mistake. Family law attorney and CFLG San Diego member Julia M. Garwood, CFLS, of Garwood Family Law has produced a helpful video presentation explaining why establishing a legal separation date protects you, whether you end up going through a formal divorce or deciding to reconcile. Watch it here.

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Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego Retains Falcon Valley Group

(SAN DIEGO) – The Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego (CFLG San Diego), a non-profit group of legal, financial, and mental health professionals trained in the Collaborative Process as an alternative to divorce litigation, has retained the Falcon Valley Group (FVG), an independent public relations consulting practice, to represent the organization.

Justin A. Reckers, CFP, CDFA, AIF, board chairman of CFLG San Diego and Managing Director of Pacific Divorce Management, says FVG will provide ongoing media and public relations support for CFLG San Diego to increase visibility and awareness of the firm’s services and expertise while educating the public about the collaborative family law process, including outreach through both traditional and social media platforms.

CFLG San Diego’s members work together to learn, practice, and promote collaborative processes for problem solving and the peaceful resolution of family law issues, with an eye toward preserving the emotional, as well as the financial, assets of the family. Its goal is to transform the resolution of family law issues through respectful, collaborative processes that protect the integrity and health of family relationships and eliminate the need of families to resort to court litigation.

CFLG is online at www.collaborativefamilylawsandiego.com, and LinkedIn at http://bit.ly/LinkedIn-CFLGSanDiego

About Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego

The Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego is an association of attorneys, mental health professionals and financial advisors working together to learn, practice, and promote collaborative processes for problem solving and the peaceful resolution of family law issues, with an eye toward preserving the emotional, as well as the financial, assets of the family. Its goal is to transform the resolution of family law issues through respectful, collaborative processes that protect the integrity and health of family relationships and eliminate the need of families to resort to court litigation.

 

About Falcon Valley Group

The Falcon Valley Group was established by award-winning public relations practitioner Gayle Falkenthal in 2004 after working with high profile organizations including the American Red Cross, San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter and San Diego County District Attorney’s office.  Clients include San Diego Gas & Electric, San Diego County Taxpayers Association, Associated Builders and Contractors of San Diego, Greenscaped Buildings, and Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.

Prior to her career in public relations, Falkenthal was an award-winning broadcast news and talk producer, writer and editor with KOGO-AM Radio, KFMB Channel 8, and KPBS Radio. She currently writes for the online news organization Communities at Washington Times.

Falkenthal holds a master’s degree in mass communication and a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications & film, both from San Diego State University. She is Accredited in Public Relations (APR) and is currently Accreditation (APR) co-chair for PRSA San Diego. The APR designation represents the top 2% of all public relations professionals in the United States.

Falkenthal performs pro bono work for numerous organizations including the American Red Cross, Women’s Leadership Institute, and LEAD San Diego.  She is on the board of directors of the San Diego Press Club, Public Relations Society of America, San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter, San Diego State University Friends of Journalism Alumni Chapter, and the KCR Radio Alumni Association.

Learn More About The Collaborative Family Law Group San Diego

Welcome to our website. Let us tell you a little more about the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego and explain what we mean when we refer to collaborative divorce or collaborative family law.

We are a San Diego based nonprofit multi-disciplinary referral network of independent professionals trained to provide our divorce clients the option of choosing alternatives to traditional divorce litigation. All CFLG San Diego members have completed training in the Collaborative Divorce model and must meet additional educational, credential and experience requirements for membership.

Our Mission:

The Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego is an association of attorneys, mental health professionals and financial advisors working together to learn, practice, and promote collaborative processes for problem solving and the peaceful resolution of family law issues, with an eye toward preserving the emotional, as well as the financial, assets of the family. Its goal is to transform the resolution of family law issues through respectful, collaborative processes that protect the integrity and health of family relationships and eliminate the need of families to resort to court litigation.

Our Vision:

  • Establish and expand the Collaborative Divorce process as the best means for achieving a divorce or custody modification.
  • Provide a ‘no court’ options to divorce and handle the legal aspects of divorce with collaboratively trained professionals.
  • Educate the public and professionals involved in family law matters about the collaborative model for the resolution of family law disputes.
  • Encourage the highest standards of professional service to clients engaged in Collaborative Divorce through continuing education programs for its members.
  • Serve as a “clearing house” by responding to inquiries from the public and disseminating information about CFLG San Diego and the collaborative process.
  • Collect and maintain data on cases while protecting the anonymity of all clients.

Contact us for more information and to schedule a consultation with any of our members by clicking here. Any communication with us remains completely confidential.