Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, LLP

Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, LLP Santa Barbara
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    With our full suite of accounting services and distinguished expertise, you will experience an unparalleled trusted relationship with Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, LLP. As the leading CPA firm in Santa Barbara, our accountants and consultants are committed to providing you with creative solutions and strategic advice to help you achieve your goals. It is our belief that the greatest reward is to see our clients succeed.

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    Robin provided a very no nonsense approach to the sticky business of Divorce, for my ex-husband and Me. She understood that we got along well enough to discuss the custody of our three children---on OUR own terms. She navigated our differences regarding our Home​ so that we had a flexible and comfortable agreement for selling a home which we had built ourselves. She really heard our nuanced desires, and how we envisioned ourselves in the future.


    Gray Divorce

    By Robin Masson on Jun 29, 2021 in Divorce Mediation

    Many of the divorces I mediate are for couples in their 50's or 60's, known as "Gray Divorces". The emotional, financial, and social issues involved make these divorces particularly suited to the creativity and flexibility inherent in mediation, rather than the "one size fits all" approach of litigation.



    By Robin Masson on Mar 28, 2020 in Cohabitation Mediation, Divorce Mediation

    In these time of social distancing, I am offering on-line conflict resolution services using Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, and Google Hangouts. Call to schedule a free, no obligation consultation.


    Divorce Now or Later? Timing Matters!

    Divorce Now or Later?  Timing Matters!
    By Robin Masson on Jul 31, 2018 in Divorce Mediation

    Changes in the U.S. tax law, effective January 1, 2019, may have significant impacts on the financial consequences of your separation or divorce.


    Negotiate in Mediation for What You Need -- And Get It.

    Negotiate in Mediation for What You Need -- And Get It.
    By Robin Masson on Jul 22, 2017 in Divorce Mediation

    Face it: most of us are not very good at asking others for what we need. We tend to come off as either too aggressive or wishy-washy. Moreover, when we're in conflict, our asking skills tend to deteriorate into either demanding bitchiness or passive-aggressiveness that descends into resentment. Not a good look, on anyone.

    But, there's a way to ask for what you need and to enlist others in giving it to you, by being respectfully assertive. It requires communicating clearly what your needs are, how others' behavior affects you, and enlists others in satisfying your needs.


    Cohabitation Mediation - What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving in Together

    Cohabitation Mediation - What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving in Together
    By Robin Masson on Jun 09, 2017 in Cohabitation Mediation

    Much less planning goes into cohabitation than into a wedding, but it is, in many ways, a bigger legal, financial and emotional step.