Collaborative Law in the US – How has it evolved?

Collaborative Law in the US - How has it evolved? Smart Divorce Podcast

SMDIV Alisa Peskin-bTamsin meets Alisa Peskin-Shepherd, a collaborative attorney based in the US, to discuss collaborative divorce and how things have moved on from where they began. She has some great advice for those who are newly separated and may help you to consider collaborative law as an option for your divorce.

Director of Financial Planning and Chartered Financial Planner Tamsin Caine has a strong background of over 15 years within the financial services profession. She began Smart Divorce following her own experience with divorce; she now advises people in the same situation as she once was, enabling them to take back control of their life and finances. If you need any help with sorting your finances out during your divorce, please drop Tamsin an email to

Divorce lawyer Alisa Peskin-Shepherd chose to practice family law after spending the early years of her life witnessing family dysfunction, relationships that came and went, and yearning for security through strong family dynamics.

“My early personal experiences taught me empathy and an easy connection to people experiencing family struggles” she says.

A strong leader with an open mind, Alisa teaches others that they can cultivate strength to get through difficult times. Determination, perseverance and discipline are core traits she teaches clients, with a healthy respect for family.

An approved Michigan mediator and Collaborative Divorce professional, Alisa Peskin-Shepherd has more than 30 years of experience practicing law in the state of Michigan, in Oakland County, Wayne County and Macomb County. She is specially trained as a family law expert, divorce lawyer and custody mediator as well as a Collaborative Divorce lawyer.

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