Collaborative Law


International Association of Collaborative Professionals –

Collaborative Professionals of Washington –


The Collaborative Way to Divorce: The Revolutionary Method that Results in Less Stress, Lower Costs, and Happier Kids–Without Going to Court, Ron Ousky, Stuart Webb, 2006.

Collaborative Divorce: The Revolutionary New Way to Restructure Your Family, Resolve Legal issues, and Move on with Your Life, Pauline H. Tesler, Peggy Thompson, 2006.

Divorce Without Court: A Guide to Mediation & Collaborative Divorce, Katherine Stoner, 2006.

Surviving the Breakup: How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce (Basic Books, 1980), Joan B. Kelly, PhD.

General Divorce for Adults

Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life, Abigail Trafford, revised 1992.

Financial Custody: You, Your Money, and Divorce, Joan Coullahan, Sue van der Linden, 2001.

Getting Divorced Without Ruining Your Life: A Reasoned, Practical Guide to the Legal, Emotional and Financial Ins and Outs of Negotiating a Divorce Settlement, Sam Margulies, 1992.

The Good Divorce, Constance Ahrons, reprinted 1998.

Growing Up With Divorce: Helping Your Child Avoid Immediate and Later Emotional Problems, Neil Kalter, Ph.D., Free Press, reprinted 2005.

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way, M. Gary Neuman, 1999.

Joint Custody with a Jerk, Julie Ross and Judy Corcoran, 1996.

Living with Parenting Plans: A Guide for Divorcing Mothers and Fathers, Barry A. Nyman, Ph.D, 2006.

Making Divorce Easier on Your Child: 50 Effective Ways to Help Children Adjust, Nicholas Long, Rex L. Forehand, 2002.

Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child, Isolina Ricci, revised 1997.

Spiritual Divorce: Divorce As a Catalyst for an Extraordinary Life, Debbie Ford, 2001.

Your Divorce, Your Dollars: Financial Planning Before, During, and After Divorce, Akeela Davis, 2003.

Books for Preschool and Early Elementary

It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear, Vicki Lansky, 1997.

My Parents Still Love Me Even Though They’re Getting Divorced, Lois V. Nightingale, 1996.

The Dinosaur’s Divorce, Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown, 1986.

Two Homes, Claire Masurel, Kady Macdonald Denton, 2003.

Books for Older Elementary/Preteens

Divorce Is Not the End of the World: Zoe’s And Evan’s Coping Guide for Kids, Zoe Stern, Evan Stern, Ellen Sue Stern, 1997.

It’s Not The End of the World, Judy Blume, reprinted 1986.

Kids’ Divorce Workbook: A Practical Guide That Helps Kids Understand Divorce Happens to the Nicest Kids, Michael S. Prokop, 2000.

A Kid’s Guide to Coming to Terms with Separation and Divorce, Risa J. Garon, Children of Separation and Divorce Center Inc., 2000.

Books for Teens

The Divorce Helpbook for Teens, Cynthia MacGregor, 2004.

When Nothing Matters Anymore: A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens, Bev Cobain, 1998.