Divorce will break
your heart.

Don't let it break your family.

I want to hear your story

Being heard can feel like the hardest thing in the world when you’re in a conflict or your life is changing unexpectedly. I’ve always looked for opportunities to help people be heard. I want to help people through the worst times in their lives, and the best place to start is with your story.

Family Law

More than just divorce law

Divorce, custody, parenting plans, guardianships – I can help you navigate them.

Couple in pajamas hugging a baby and smiling
A couple in their 40s listening intently to a mediator


Sometimes you just need some direction

If you and your partner can still work together, mediation gives couples a chance to achieve the changes they want without the pressures of legal process.

Collaborative Law

Helping you work together to find resolution

When both partners choose lawyers that understand how and why not to “blow up a case,” solutions happen with less pain for everyone involved. Collaborative law is an honest and practical way of addressing each part of your divorce.

Collaborative Divorce


Our Latest Blog Posts

Why I Practice Family Law

“I want to help people achieve justice in their restructured family lives.” – Lisa Kent Q. Why does Lisa Kent practice family law? A. Because nothing in

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It Pays to Be Nice

Why Treating Your Co-Parent With Respect While Divorcing Not Only Helps Your Children, But Can Get You More Parenting Time I had a college friend

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Over 40 years of helping with big life decisions

Esser Kent Collaborative Family Law and Mediation has been helping people throughout the area since 1978. Get in touch with Lisa today to find out how she can help you with your big life decision.