Joryn Jenkins is a trial attorney with 35 years of courtroom experience. Now in private practice at Open Palm in Tampa, Joryn concentrates on the collaborative practice of family law. Ms. Jenkins received her B.A. degree from Yale University when she was nineteen years old and her J.D. from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She is a former editor of The Family Law Commentator and former editor-in-chief of both The Federal Lawyer and The Bencher magazines.
In this interview, Joryn shares with us how couples can reduce costs, stress and emotion when utilizing the collaborative divorce process and how that differs from traditional practice. We learn that many divorces are handled by the couples without counsel and how legal aid can work in favor of the overall process. For individuals who are considering divorce, Joryn also shares with us how you can plan ahead for this unfortunate situation and save you money and possibly your assets.
And what about the quote “What’s mine before the marriage is mine after the marriage”? Joryn explains this misconception and how it applies in today’s divorce law. Want to learn more? Joryn is the author of several books on divorce, all of which can be found online at her book store at www.openpalmlaw.com/bookstore