Stay On Your Side of the Net For Better Communication

Stay On Your Side of the Net For Better Communication Communicating with your ex can often feel unproductive if you don’t have the proper tools to open a constructive dialogue. I am Pam Masters, a collaborative family lawyer.  I am a settlement specialist. I guide couples on the difficult journey of divorce without court involvement. […]

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Step Parenting Advice from Your Mediator

Step Parenting Advice from Your Mediator With all of the responsibility and none of the control, step-parenting can be one of the most challenging experiences of your life. I am Pam Masters, a collaborative family lawyer.  I am a settlement specialist. I guide couples on the difficult journey of divorce without court involvement. I do […]

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Stepfamily Situations: Roles and Expectations

Stepfamily Situations: Roles and Expectations We’re all familiar with the image of the Evil Stepmother and Evil Stepsisters from the fairy tale Cinderella. Fortunately, most stepfamily situations aren’t anywhere near that bad. However, the reason why there can be a negative stigma attached to stepparents has far more to do with misunderstandings and preconceived notions […]

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Co-Parenting Communication Guide

Co-Parenting Communication Guide On a regular and ongoing basis, co-parents will need to exchange information about their child(ren). This guide provides tools, tips and good practices for co-parents to follow to communicate with one another. Use these two best practices as an overall guide for all your co-parenting communication. This Co-Parenting Communication Guide was developed […]

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Becoming a Stepparent

Becoming a Stepparent Becoming a stepparent by blending families or marrying someone with kids can be rewarding and fulfilling. If you’ve never had kids, you’ll get the chance to share your life with a younger person and help to shape his or her character. If you have kids, they can build relationships and establish a […]

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What to Know About Full Custody in Florida

What to Know About Full Custody in Florida Often my clients come to me and ask if they can get full custody of their children. I am Pam Masters. I am a collaborative family lawyer and mediator. I guide couple on the difficult journey of divorce without court involvement. I do this to protect children, […]

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Failure Is Not the Only Option

Failure Is Not the Only Option It’s easy to feel like you have failed at marriage, but what if I told you that this isn’t true? I am Pam Masters, a collaborative family lawyer.  I am a settlement specialist. I guide couples on the difficult journey of divorce without court involvement. I do this to […]

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Celebrating Halloween in The Aftermath of a Divorce

Celebrating Halloween in The Aftermath of a Divorce Unlike Thanksgiving, Halloween might not have been among the list of holidays you and your former spouse fought over during your divorce, so if this spooky holiday was not addressed in your parenting plan, you and your co-parent will need to find a solution. Thankfully, this is […]

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Why Your First Call Should Be to a Divorce Coach.

Why Your First Call Should Be to a Divorce Coach. How a new kind of professional can transform the divorce process. If you’re getting a divorce, let me get right to the point. You need a divorce coach. When an entirely new class of professionals emerges, it is usually to address an unmet need. In […]

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Life Lessons from Marina Abramović

Life Lessons from Marina Abramović “For the first three months, I place each student at a table with a thousand pieces of white paper and a trash can underneath. Every day they have to sit at the table for several hours and write ideas. They put the ideas they like on the right side of […]

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