Effective Co-Parenting This Halloween Halloween is usually such a fun time of the year. It brings up visions of candy, costumes, parties, fun, candy, fall festivals, candy, season change, cider, pumpkins, and did I mention candy? I make it a point to include the holiday when drafting parenting plans for my clients.
Why is Divorce Part of the Legal System? As a marital and divorce mediator I deal with some of the most intimate details of a couple’s lives. Why are these very private issues sometimes subject to a legal system that has no idea what to do with them?
Divorce can be stressful enough, but throw Corona into the mix and you might feel like your world will collapse. It doesn’t have to be this way and you can survive and even thrive during this process. All it takes is a little planning and this period can be managed quite successfully.
Give Yourself A Break The 7-letter word can bring about so different emotions, many of them heart-stopping. DIVORCE. End of one life, beginning of another. But how you get to that new life is tricky. Everybody’s journey is unique to them so give yourself a break and adjust to how you best can deal […]
How common is it for spouses to keep financial secrets from each other? This form of “cheating” is actually very common and is growing nationwide according to recent research. I can attest to this since many of my divorce clients number one issue is with their finances in one form or the other. Communication is […]
Imagine the scene: Husband and Wife and their divorce Mediator erupting in thunderous laughter with one another. Sound strange? What if I told you this was a pretty regular occurrence during my divorce mediation sessions? OK, maybe not thunderous laughter but humor and friendly jabbing at the very least. Getting to that agreement can be […]
Managing your post divorce or post separation budget may be the scariest part of the entire breakup process. How are you supposed to survive when your expenses have doubled and your income has been cut in half? You are in essence starting from scratch. Even if you have had a successful method for your budget […]
Who is a fan of roller coasters? The rise and fall, the anticipation, the feeling of freedom, the fear-all that and more bottled up in one thrilling ride. Is your divorce akin to riding a roller coaster? In many ways, yes. While roller coasters can be lots of fun-the dips and peaks-typically folks going through […]
What do we all want when it comes down to it? More than anything else we want to feel like we matter in this world. We want to be remembered, noticed, acknowledged that we are here. Ask anybody worth their salt in the service industry and they will tell you the same thing. Human beings […]
How can you have an amicable divorce? While there is not proven method that works for everyone there are some important things that you may want to think about and consider to have as successful a parting as possible for everyone involved. 1. Divorce Affects Everyone In Your Life- yes, it affects you and your kids but it also affects your spouse. […]