Referrals & Resources

Certified Divorce Financial Analysts

Russel Phelps http://www.ameripriseadvisors.com/russel.l.phelps/

Leah Schug http://www.morganstanleyfa.com/leah.schug/seminars.htm

Kathleen Faulkner CDFA, Collaborative Professional

Child Specialists & Co-Parenting Professionals

Timothy Rood http://timrood.com/Contact.htm

Deni Deutch Marshall http://denimarshall.com/

Affordable legal document preparation:

Eve Metcalf https://www.facebook.com/familyfirstlegaldocs/

Professional certified attorney mediators:

Dirk Amara http://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/78709

Lauren Craig http://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/192142

James Gwinuphttp://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/22916

Chandra Miller http://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/237901

Pamela Roberts http://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/97346

Lana Sheerer http://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/201008

Michelle Stowell http://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/219386

Family Law Litigation Attorneys (for court matters)

James Gwinuphttp://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/22916

Chandra Miller http://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/237901

Forester Purcell Stowell www.foresterpurcell.com

Counselors for adults & children:

Infant Parent Center (for children 0 to 5) http://infantparentcenter.com/index.htmlhttp://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/237901

Kristi Parker, El Dorado Hills (adoloscents, tweens and teens) http://kristiparker.net/home.html

Samantha Hudson Geiger (adults seeking a holistic spiritual approach)

https://www.therapytribe.com/listing/samantha-hudson-geiger-therapist-roseville-california-united-states-95678/

Lisa Larson (adults) https://www.lisalarsontherapy.com/

Mortgage Planning During & After Divorce

Bill Wolfe http://www.bigvalleymortgage.com/officers/bill-wolfe/

Lisa Parks Ferro http://www.thebluewatersgroup.com/default.asp.pg-AboutLisa

Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning:

David Morris, Certified Estate Planning Specialist http://www.morrislawgrp.com/attorney-profile/

Kristin Caprito, certified attorney mediator www.foresterpurcell.com

Complex financials & business valuation

Dawn Cornelius http://corneliusandcompany.com/main.asp?id=17

Kenny Pierce http://piercevaluations.com/

Christopher Whitaker http://www.whitakercpa.com/

QDRO preparation:

Pat Keegan

Pamela Roberts

Moon Schwartz Madden

Our favorite resources:

Helping children through divorce

www.sparklestories.comhttp://www.kidlutions.com;

www.e-littles.com

www.kidlutions.com

 

Helping yourself through divorce

www.getting-unmarried.com

www.untangletheknot.com

www.butterfliesandcoffeegrinds.com (Work-life balance)

 

Developmentally appropriate parenting plans

Robert Emery http://www.emeryondivorce.com/about.php

Orange county courts http://www.occourts.org/media/pdf/parenting-plan-guidelines.pdf

Deciding whether to divorce

Taking Space: How to Use Separation to Explore the Future of Your Relationship
https://www.amazon.com/Taking-Space-Separation-Explore-Relationship/dp/0977456803

Checking an attorney-mediator’s education and disciplinary history

www.calbar.ca.gov

Other helpful professionals & resources*

*The following professionals have shown a commitment to the field of cooperative divorce, the highest level of professionalism and/or are the people we’ve trusted with our own divorce needs. Even though we recommend these professionals generally, we can’t guarantee a specific professional is right for you. Please ensure that you vet your professionals carefully and note that you take responsibility for your own hiring decisions. None of these professionals or resources have paid for placement.