Divorce Chat #1

May 10, 2020

Collaborative Divorce and Mediation can proceed with Covid-19.

Come listen as we discuss the benefits of nonadversarial divorce – always and in this strange, and strained, time….

Lisa Gresham, CDFA is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and founder of Equitable Divorce Solutions, LLC. Ms. Gresham has over 30 years of experience in the financial and investment industry. Since 2003, she has focused her practice solely on the complex financial issues specific to divorce.  Ms. Gresham is one of four partners of CT Family Mediation Training Group, an organization providing divorce mediation training to attorneys, financial and mental health professionals. 



Louise R. Zito, Esq. is a family law attorney admitted in Connecticut, New York and Federal Courts. She has been practicing since 1985 and is a founding member of Divorce Solutions of Connecticut (DSC) and principal and founding member of the Connecticut Family Mediation Training Group (CFMTG).  In addition to representing people in divorce, Louise also uses Collaboration to address parenting, college, prenuptial, post-nuptial, Post-Judgment issues, as well as family-owned business break-ups and care of the sick and elderly.




Beth M. Karassik, PhD

is committed to supporting individuals and families in creating new possibilities for their futures and transforming their lives in ways that align with their happiness and best interests. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with broad-based experience in clinical and forensic psychology and neuropsychology.  Her training and experience provide a deep understanding of what drives, motivates and sustains human behavior, especially during stressful and scary times. After her own divorce she pursued training in Mediation and interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice.  Beth works with couples and families going through this life transition so you might do it even better than she did.  And your children can have less of the discomfort that her sons might have experienced.




Jennifer L. Champagne, LPC is a licensed professional counselor whose practice is devoted exclusively to the emotional and parenting issues of divorce. Over the past 30 years, she has focused her work with parents as they address the changing needs of their family; coaching parents as they share the decision to divorce with their children, creating parenting plans for the time of separation, and addressing communication challenges that impact parents and their children.



Lynn A. Pellegrino, Esq. has been practicing family law for eighteen years, limiting her practice exclusively to family law for the last five years. A significant portion of her practice is the representation of children in custody and visitation matters in order to protect their best interests.  She is committed to providing couples and families with alternatives to traditional litigation by offering mediation and collaborative services.




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