Author Archives: Charles Spiegel

Attorney & Mediator, Collaborative Practitioner. Divorce and Custody Mediation, Adoption and Surrogacy Consultation, Real Estate. San Francisco, CA.

May 10, 2017 : The Happier Side of Family Law Practice? Adoption & Surrogacy Event

The Family Law Section of the Barristers Club presents Young lawyers and those in transition often think of adoption and surrogacy as the happier side of family law-we examine. Speaker Charles Spiegel, Esq. CharlesSpiegelLaw May 10, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. MCLE: 1 Hour Event Code: B171266 BASF Conference Center 301 Battery Street 3rd Floor […]

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Tips for LGBT Divorce Work (California)

By Ann Buscho, Ph.D and Charlie Spiegel, Esq. for Collaborative Practice California. Some wonder if now 1 year after the US Supreme Court extended marriage equality nationwide, if our practices with same gender couples divorcing are now all the same as with mixed gender (straight) couples? Here are some tips of some of the things […]

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Charles Spiegel elected to Board of Directors – KidsTurn, CPCal

In the fall 2012, I was elected to the Board of Directors of KidsTurn Kids’ Turn is the only organization of its kind. Based in San Francisco, we are the only nonprofit organization providing a comprehensive and proven program for children and family members who are affected by familial separation. To learn more about KidsTurn visit […]

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Our Family Coalition- Registering/Marrying with Heart and Smarts– Oct. 2 (Oakland)

Tuesday October 2nd, 6:00 PM at Bananas in Oakland. This workshop will address critical questions each couple should address before marriage and beyond. For more information about this workshop please follow link: http://ourfamily.org/event/registeringmarrying-heart-and-smarts To registration please follow link: https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/ourfamily/eventRegistrati on.jsp?event=26%20

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Adoption Connection- Adoptive Parent Workshop– Oct. 15, 2012

Monday, October 15th, 07:00 PM- 09:00 PM in San Francisco Learn more about LGBTQ-specific issues that may arise in the adoption process and in adoptive parenting. Attorney Charles Spiegel presents at this workshop. To learn more about this workshop please follow link: http://www.adoptionconnection.org/workshop-list.php For  Registration please follow link:                 […]

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Fathers’ Day Thoughts

Happy Fathers’ Day.  Each in his and our and your own way, every dad is my hero.  This is our day– to reflect on the children and our relationships to them– and how the experience of being Dad has changed and enriched all of our lives.  Have a great day bar b qing, drinking, exercising, whatever […]

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And the Fammy goes to: JFCS awards honor volunteers, longtime director Anita Friedman

Read the original article on The Jewish News of Northern California Jewish Family and Children’s Services Executive Director Anita Friedman looks forward to her organization honoring her for 30 years of service. But it’s not because she needs the accolades. It’s because JFCS’ 25th annual Fammy Awards will raise much-needed emergency funds to assist people […]

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