Books for Adults

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.

Mom’s House Dad’s House: Making Shared Custody Work, 
Isolina Ricci  

Child Custody: Building Parenting Agreements That Work,
Mimi E. Lyster    

The Good Divorce: Keeping Your Family Together When Your Marriage Comes Apart,
Constance Ahrons  

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

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

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 

Vicki Lansky's Divorce Book for Parents, Vicki Lansky  

Healthy Divorce, Craig Everett and Sandra Volgy Everett

Between Love and Hate: A Guide to Civilized Divorce, Lois Gold 

Question for Dad: A Very Cool Way to Communicate with Kids, Dwight Twilley  

Families Apart: Ten Keys to Successful Co-Parenting, Melinda Blau  

Community Support Groups

Al-Anon and Al-Ateen, 206-625-0000  

Alcoholics Anonymous, 206-587-2838  

Debtors Anonymous, 800-421-2383  

Domestic Abuse Women’s Network,

New Beginnings Shelter for Battered Women, 206-522-9472

Jewish Family Services, 206-461-3240 

Collaborative Law: 

Managing and Resolving Disputes Differently (used by permission)

Ginger Boyle, Attorney / Mediator, explains the Collaborative Divorce process.

Collaborative Divorce Resources

Cascadia Collaborative Divorce —

King County Collaborative Law —

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals —

Legal Resources

Washington State Court Forms —

King County Superior Court —

Washington State Bar Association —

King County Bar Association —

Books for Children

The Divorce Helpbook for Teens, Cynthia MacGregor

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

It's Not Your Fault, Koko Bear, Vicki Lansky

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

The Dinosaur's Divorce, Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

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

It's Not The End of the World, Judy Blume

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

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


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