Author Archives: Daniel Margolin

About Daniel Margolin

Daniel Margolin is a founding partner of Stephens & Margolin LLP and a Portland, Oregon native. His practice focuses on all aspects of family law litigation. Dan applies his litigation expertise to provide additional expertise when assisting clients with Family Law Appeals and Collaborative Divorce matters.

To find out more or contact Daniel Margolin, visit Stephens & Margolin LLP

Reasons to Use the Collaborative Process – Privacy

Going through the divorce process through the traditional litigated model opens up a person’s most private financial and social secrets to the public record. Even though legal files are not yet fully available on the internet, anyone can go to … Continue reading

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Association of Family and Conciliation Courts – Special Issue on Collaborative Practice

The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts has focussed the April 2011 volume of Family Court Review on collaborative practice.  The articles include insight into the History and Development of Collaborative Practice by Stu Webb and Ron Ousky; Collaborative Practice … Continue reading

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Understanding Tax for divorced and divorcing spouses

One of the most beneficial parts of the collaborative process is the ability of divorcing spouses to figure out and implement the best possible tax strategies for their family now and in the future. This is done by working with … Continue reading

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Avoiding Financial Mistakes in Divorce

The Huffington Post published a thoughtful article on financial mistakes that women make in divorces.  The article can be read here:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-a-landers/the-top-6-serious-financi_b_824853.html#s242241&title=Not_securing_alimony One of the benfits of collaborative divorce is that the team approach allows for more layers of protection.  … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation – Good Karma Divorce

Family court judge Michele Lowrance recently wrote a book titled “The Good Karma Divorce.”  The premise of the book is “The American court system was not built to house or process the violent emotions unleashed by divorce. Attorneys are not … Continue reading

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