“The court system is not set up to be fair. You need to information to make better choices.”

-Armand & Robbin D'Alo


You did not plan on a divorce when you got married. But it happened. You need to know what is ahead for both of you … and your children.


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Family / Counseling Support:

Gottman Institute (source for therapists) – Gottman Therapists
SDNC-CAMFT (source for therapists) – San Diego North County – California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Dr. Sue Johnson (source for information) – Emotion Focused Therapy
Dr. Dan Siegel (source for information) – Healing broken attachments
Rosalind Seddaca (source for information) – Child-Centered Divorce
San Diego: Court Approved Co-Parenting Class
Co-Parenting Made Easy
Divorce Home Solutions


Professional Organizations:

Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM)
Association of Divorce Financial Planners (IDFP)
California Society of Tax Consultants (CSTC)
Certified Financial Board of Standards (CFP)
Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA)
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA)
The Paralegal Association (NALA)



NOLO Press – This, in our view, is that best source of factual and unbiased information about divorce. Great source for books and articles
How to Do Your Own Divorce in California in 2016: An Essential Guide for Every Kind of Divorce (Good book understand the process)
How to Manage a Contested Divorce in California in 2016: Take Charge of Your Case • In or Out of Court • With or Without an Attorney (How to Solve Divorce Problems in California)
Making Divorce Work: 8 Essential Keys to Resolving Conflict and Rebuilding Your Life
Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce
We’re Still Family: What Grown Children Have to Say About Their Parents’ Divorce
The Good Divorce


Legal Resources:

California Family Courts
California Family Law Code (the law)


Movies & Documentaries:

Talk With Strangers


Websites & Downloads:

Divorce Net
Our Family Wizard (Tool for co-parenting children)


Divorce Articles and Insights:

Divorce Mediation 101: A Financial Mind and The Legal World
Divorce Mediation 102: Financial Realities of Divorce