Free Divorce Options Workshop

  • Tue, April 12, 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Pasadena Central Library, 255 E. Walnut St., Pasadena CA 91101
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Free Divorce Options Workshop
Tuesday April 12, 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

For Professionals, Clients & People You Care About!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
ABOUT HOW TO DIVORCE . . .

PASADENA COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE (PCD) offers this FREE PUBLIC SERVICE to empower couples to make well-informed and effective long-term decisions.

  • Options offered help preserve respect and money.
  • Attendees learn to understand and manage the legal, financial, and emotional aspects of divorce.
  • Topics include: the different divorce options, the pros and cons and relative costs of each, divorce-related terms, and which approach may provide desired outcomes under different financial or interpersonal circumstances.

Few people are actually familiar with all the divorce options, for example:

  • Self-Representation ("Do-it-yourself")
  • Mediation (Traditional, Co-Mediation or Enhanced)
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Traditional Litigated Divorce


Sponsored and Presented by


...a multidisciplinary team of trained professionals including... 

Ria Severance, LMFTRia Severance  is a collaborative divorce coach, child specialist and co-mediator. In private practice since 1986, she skillfully helps clients envision win-win solutions in challenging circumstances. Using research-based strategies in a warm and nonjudgmental way, Ms. Severance redirects interactions and helps dial down emotions, in a process that helps couples reach an honorable close to their marriage or partnership. Drawing from her experience working with thousands of children and parents, Ms. Severance empowers parents to develop a co-parenting alliance that puts the best interests of the child first, serves the needs of all family members, and helps keep families out of court.

Anthony Hill, JD Anthony J. Hill is an authorized collaborative divorce attorney who is committed to assisting you in resolving your family issues through settlement rather than litigation.

Anthony has been a Member of California Bar since 1986. A resident of the San Gabriel Valley since 1987, he is an active member of the Rotary Club since 1987, a former social worker and small business owner.

Christine L. Kerian is a family law attorney/mediator with over fifteen years of experience exclusively in family law matters. Christine provides comprehensive legal services in family law matters, including mediation, collaborative law, consulting services, post-judgment modifications, and prenuptial agreements.

Christine is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP); the Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association (LACFLA); Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA); Association of Family and Conciliation Courts; as well as, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and Beverly Hills Bar Association. Christine also serves as a volunteer mediator and settlement officer for the Los Angeles Superior Court.



Tuesday, April 12, 2015

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm.


RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. COST? FREE!

Attendance is free but you must be registered. To make your reservation just call  Ria Severance, LMFT at 626-354-4334.


WHO ATTENDS? Professionals who are a resource for couples, and individuals contemplating divorce: same or opposite gender couples, domestic partners, co-habitating couples, as well as married persons, with or without children.

WHERE? Donald E. Wright Auditorium in the Pasadena Central Library, 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena CA 91101 (across from the courthouse).

PARKING? Attendees are asked to use nearby parking structures, not the limited parking of the library, which is offering the auditorium at no cost.

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