ENLIGHTENED DIVORCE RESOURCES
Would you like a career in the law? Contact Criminal Justice Careers!
This might be of value to you as well.
Mental Health Professional Expert Services and Stress Reduction
Dr. Gary Lange is a Palm Desert specialist dealing with gambling and addiction
issues. He has somebody with whom I have repeated professional interactions
over the long years of my practice, I recommend him without reservation!
Jaime R. Carlo-Casellas, Ph.D is an amazing resource for stress management.
He was trained by his famous friend Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Child Custody, Parenting and Abduction
Transforming parenting the pro-child way is an essential tool for lawyers
who wish to assist their clients overcome parenting reactivity - and an
essential tool for those very parents themselves!
A free, confidential, and interactive website for divorcing and divorced
parents who want to protect their children from divorce harm.
Riverside County, California.
Provides access to information and resources to help protect children and
strengthen families on a wide range of topics from prevention to permanency,
including child welfare, child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.
Information for all states.
The Children's Rights Council is an global leader in the advocacy,
development and delivery of services and information addressing rights
and responsibilities in the "best interest" of children.
Find links to government and other kids' sites.
Free help for family law is now available on the Internet for the estimated
4.3 million Californians who represent themselves in court each year.
Resources for parents and guardians, law enforcement, child care providers,
and attorneys involving missing or exploited children.
Child Quest International is an organization dedicated to the prevention
and recovery of missing, abused, and exploited children. Education is
an essential element in keeping our youth safe. Providing awareness and
safety education to children, teens, pre-teens, and parents is the foundation
for our goal to stop child victimization.
This site presents general information concerning the Hague Conference
as well as detailed and updated information on the Hague Conventions:
texts of the Conventions, full status reports, bibliographies, information
regarding the authorities designated under the Conventions on judicial
and administrative co-operation, explanatory reports, etc.
Mindful Divorce Resources
J. Kim Wright has created an amazing site. What would law be like if we
consciously designed it for the benefit of everyone? What if we integrated
our personal and spiritual values into our work and helped our clients
fashion sustainable solutions that honored their values, too? What if
we aspired to win/win solutions while realizing that sometimes we just
do the best we can in a tough situation? What if we turned our attention
and skills to solving the world's big problems, honoring that voice
within us that knows we were called to greatness? What if that greatness
is expressed by just being the best we can in our own lives?
This website provides useful explanations of the collaborative divorce
process for clients considering utilizing collaborative law to resolve
their marital breakups in a non-adversarial setting! Please review it
to see whether collaborative process might work for you.
Mindful and Holistic Law Societies and Associations
The Institute for Mindfulness Studies (IMS) brings the contemplative practice
of mindfulness to practitioners of law by offering mindfulness insights
and instruction in techniques specifically designed for attorneys. Our
mission is to improve the quality of life and practice for attorneys and
law students and to contribute to the re-establishment of society's
recognition of the challenging and admirable role played by attorneys.
The Institute for Mindfulness Studies brings the contemplative practice
of mindfulness to persons of all ages, interests, professions, and backgrounds.
Using cutting-edge neuroscience research to complement the ancient traditions
surrounding mindfulness and other contemplative practices, the Institute
for Mindfulness Studies (IMS) offers classical meditation-based and technique
oriented exercises to instruct, reinforce, and elaborate on methods of
cultivating states of mindful awareness.
The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society works to integrate contemplative
awareness into contemporary life in order to help create a more just,
compassionate, reflective, and sustainable society.
Conscious Lawyer, Inc. is an on-line resource dedicated to exploring emerging
trends in the law and to devising creative legal solutions to ongoing
societal issues that are not being addressed through traditional legal means.
Hiring an Attorney | Attorney Client Fee Disputes
This is a discussion that might assist you in matching the qualities in
your family law attorney with your own values.
This is a sample form for clients wishing to arbitrate fee disputes with
their former lawyers.
These rules govern the arbitration of fee disputes.
If an attorney sues you for fees, you can stay the action pending an arbitration.
Government and Legal Associations
Public access to all information concerning California Courts and the court system.
Public access to the San Bernardino Superior Court.
Public access to the Orange County Superior Court.
Public access to the Los Angeles Superior Courts.
Research the reported disciplinary history of any California attorney.
The RCBA was created in 1894 to encourage social interaction between the
bench and the bar. Over the years, they have evolved into a professional
organization that provides many valuable services to both member attorneys
and the public.
The Desert Bar Association is a professional association of civil and criminal
lawyers practicing within the Desert Judicial District of the Coachella
Valley, comprising the desert cities of Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral
City, Palm Desert, Desert Hot Springs, Thousand Palms, Indian Wells, La
Quinta, Indio, Coachella, Thermal and Mecca.
Thurman was instrumental in setting this up.
Thurman is proud to be on the panel!
There is a wealth of legal information in this site.
Useful resources for Orange County residents.
This site is all about crime prevention and victims of crime.
An organization created to Promote professionalism and excellence in the
practice of family law. Thurman is a Fellow of the AAML.
The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence is a catalyst and advocate
for social change through innovative solutions to ensure safety and justice
for victims and survivors of domestic violence and their children.
An American Bar Association publication.
Substance Abuse and Recovery
The Betty Ford Center is the alcohol treatment center and drug rehabilitation
clinic for families suffering from narcotic and chemical dependency and
addiction to alcohol and other drugs
AA meetings within the desert cities.
All support meetings within the Coachella Valley.
Tax and Financial Advice for Divorcing Couples
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