Monthly Archives: December 2013

December 31, 2013

Contested Divorce Can Cost You…and We’re Not Talking Money

While divorce is often expensive, when you look back on your divorce many years from now, the financial cost is not likely to be your most significant concern. If things do not go well during your divorce it is more Continue reading…

December 31, 2013

Men in Divorce: Help Your Wife Get a Great Divorce Agreement

I have learned a few things over the years being a divorce and family law attorney and mediator. One thing I have observed is that men are often result-oriented in a divorce (and just generally in life, right?!). They frequently Continue reading…

December 30, 2013

I Don’t Want a Divorce

It is not uncommon for two people to come to divorce at very different points in readiness. In fact, one spouse may not want the divorce at all. You may not have anticipated your spouse wanting a divorce, but that Continue reading…

December 27, 2013

3 Ways to Help a Friend During Divorce

Categories: DivorceFamily Law

Many of us have been there. A close friend has just confided that their marriage is ending. The news may or may not be surprising, but may still catch you off guard. You want to say and do the right Continue reading…

December 26, 2013

Divorcing Over the Holidays–5 Ways to Support Your Children

Recently I did a radio interview about how divorce impacts children during the holidays. One of the first questions asked was, “Isn’t it true that divorce traumatizes children, especially during the holidays?” My response was that divorce is a crisis Continue reading…

December 23, 2013

Once Upon A Time . . .

“It’s a little girl,” my friend Rick said, his voice shaking with excitement. “Everybody’s fine!” A little later he said, “You know what the best part of this is? I didn’t hear about it. I was there for it!” It was an especially poignant Continue reading…

December 20, 2013

Divorce and Taxes: 4 Things You Should Know

A divorce is not only an emotional event, it is a financial event. As the year ends, people often focus on tax implications of divorce. Being planful and mindful of taxes may benefit both spouses moving forward. Having a good Continue reading…

December 16, 2013

The Story of Our Divorce–Taking the Kids to Disney World!

Recently I received an email from a former client I met through Daisy Camp. This was a welcomed experience, as I value hearing back from parents once they have had the opportunity to experience co-parenting following their divorce or break-up. This Continue reading…

December 13, 2013

Amazing Race “Exes” Come in First Place as Divorce Role Models

Marie and Tim are divorced, but decided to enter CBS’s Amazing Race and spend 24 hours a day together tackling obstacles under constant stress with $1 million on the line.  They ended up in 2nd place and did not win the million, Continue reading…