How to Make Divorce and Separation Fair and Affordable


Is it possible to go to court and make the process of divorce and separation fair and affordable, less acrimonious and actually helpful? Find out how with Deborah MoskovitchOpens in a new tab. and Steve Peck as we discuss with our guest, Justice Rebecca Love KourlisOpens in a new tab. of IAALS, access to justice, and what it means for family court litigants. Judge Kourlis is the author of more than 200 opinions and dissents during her tenure as a judge, and also spearheaded significant reforms in the judicial system relating to juries, family law and family lawyer regulation. Her contribution to the justice system is significant and impressive.

Becky-Kourlis

IAALS’ Honoring Families InitiativeOpens in a new tab. has successfully developed an interdisciplinary model for reaching out-of-court resolutions in cases of separation and divorce.  That model is now at work at the Resource Center for Separating and Divorcing Families at the University of Denver.   They are at work tackling the challenges of the in-court divorce process, identifying the issues and compiling research on a number of fronts.  That research will help IAALS along with some of the best minds in the country to suggest real solutions to improve the system.

We explore:

  • What does access to justice mean for family court litigants
  • What are some of the access to justice issues facing family court litigants today?
  • Is cost a significant issue in family court cases?
  • How are courts and individual judges dealing with these issues
  • And much more!

If you are contemplating divorce, in the throes of divorce and not sure what to do, then you won’t want to miss the valuable information shared by Becky Kourlis.  Empower yourself with information and knowledge so that you can divorce more holistically to avoid the pain and scars that can emerge!

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Making Separation and Divorce Fair and AffordableOpens in a new tab.

Is it possible to go to court and make the process less costly, less acrimonious and actually helpful? Find out how with Deborah Moskovitch and Steve Peck as we discuss with our guest, Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis of IAALS, access to justice, and what it means for family court litigants.

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For more ideas on divorce reform and what you can do see Deborah’s article in the Huffington Post –Solving the Problem of Divorce, Have Your Say!Opens in a new tab.

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Deborah Moskovitch

This blog post was written by Deborah Moskovitch the author of "The Smart Divorce", the catalyst for this website. This evergreen book covers how to manage the divorce process for a less painful result.

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