Recommended Articles, Books and Web Links

Articles (click titles to download a PDF)

Couples embracing kinder, gentler divorces
AP, December 18, 2007

Collaborative Divorce Booms as a Method to Ease the Parting.
Los Angeles Daily Journal, July 13, 2007.
It’s over – but let’s be friends.
St. Petersburg Times. April 8, 2007.
Collaborative divorce lets exes-to-be work out details together

Collaboration is Critical
Chicago Tribune, February 2, 2005
Couples find that breaking up doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. 

Friendly Divorce Movement Gains Ground.
Christian Science Monitor.  May 21, 2004.
Looking to reduce the cost and emotional toll, more couples try “collaborative law” to keep breakups out of court. 

Amiable Unhitching, with a Prod. 
The New York Times, May 20, 2004


Books (click titles to view at

The Collaborative Way to Divorce: The Revolutionary Method That Results in Less Stress, Lower Costs, and Happier Kids – WITHOUT GOING TO COURT. 
Stuart G. Webb, Founder Collaborative Law,
and Ronald D. Ousky. Hudson Street Press.
May 2006.

Collaborative Divorce: The Revolutionary New Way to Restructure Your Family, Resolve Legal Issues, and Move on with Your Life. 
Pauline H. Tesler, M.A., J.D., & Peggy Thompson, Ph.D. Regan Books. 2006.   

Useful Web Links
International Academy of
Collaborative Professionals (IACP)

Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois (CLII)