Holding a ritual candle in the darkness - Seattle Divorce Services

How To Have A Good Divorce (Part 3)

Guest Blog by Sunny McMillan The Importance of Ritual and Ceremony Chances are you put a bit of thought and planning into your wedding. You and your spouse likely selected the location where it would take place, the people who would surround you, the clothes you would wear, and the vows you would...
Become active in your divorce - Seattle Divorce Services

How To Have A Good Divorce (Part 2)

Guest Blog by Sunny McMillan Get Active Studies show that cancer patients who are engaged in their treatment plan and healing fare much better than those who sit back and allow their medical team to dictate what will happen to them. In much the same way, you can apply these same principles to your...
Man meditating on cliff looking into the distance. How to have a good divorce - Seattle Divorce Services

How To Have A Good Divorce (Part 1)

Guest Blog by Sunny McMillan As a former attorney and current master life coach who assists adults considering or going through divorce, my clients often express a fear that the divorce process will be high conflict and devastating. While there is no shortage of evidence of bad divorces in the m...

Nathan Cliber: Strategies That Help the Client

I asked Nathan Cliber, an attorney here at Seattle Divorce Services, about ways that he helps the client navigate the tricky and challenging currents of their divorce. He said that he finds it is very important to hold space for the client to be heard. Too many attorneys spend too much time talki...

A Discussion With Nathan Cliber On His Approach To Practice

I recently had a chance to have a discussion with Nathan Cliber, one of our attorneys at Seattle Divorce Services, about his approach to practicing Family Law. Nathan said a key to his approach is spending time listening to the client. He believes that it is important to “engage with people as pe...

On Leaving and Being Left

In most divorces, and indeed in most relationship breakups, there is a person who has chosen to leave the relationship and a person who is being left. A key difference between the person who is leaving and the person who is being left is that the person who has made the choice to leave has had all t...

Curious Questioning

Curious questioning refers to asking questions that really are open ended - not supposing any particular answer but rather trying to gather information that we are genuinely curious about. Very often when we ask questions, there are certain answers we are really looking for.  We may be trying to ge...