The process of separating or divorcing can be one of the most stressful transitions in your life. It is a time that requires coping with changes of all kinds: the ending of the marital relationship while also facing decisions,...
The American Dream! You’ve married, raised a family, bought a house, put the kids through college. A few years later your children have grown, moved out, started careers and families of their own. Now the “empty nest” feeling of...
Talk about divorce and many people have predetermined ideas of what the process is and what to expect. You know there will be lawyers involved for each side, court appearances, preparing legal papers, the costs of two attorneys and...
You’re in the process of a major life transition, separation or divorce, and now possibly faced with the reality of diminished income, especially if only one spouse has been working during the marriage. Yet another life transition is at...
Those couples considering ending their marriage have a new choice in how they actually dissolve the marriage. It's called collaborative divorce. As the name implies, collaborative divorce is all about a team approach to resolving family issues in an amicable...
When married couples have decided to separate or divorce, we are often asked about the financial benefits of mediation over a traditional divorce. One of the most frequent topics of discussion - on both the husband's AND the wife's side -...
When you and your spouse are separating, or about to divorce, how you communicate and what you actually say about this situation to your children will have direct impact on how they perceive their future family relationships. As parents you want to protect...
The Stay At Home Mom -- Entering the Workforce After Divorce. Have you stayed at home with your children throughout your marriage? After a divorce, the financial and practical responsibility of taking care of yourself and your children can seem overwhelming....
Making the decision to get a divorce can take years of stressful buildup. To make matters worse, the end of your marriage often symbolizes the beginning of a very complicated process. However, the divorce proceedings don’t have to be...
This is a very personal question and one that only you can really answer. Many couples come to a mutual agreement that it is best to physically separate from each other. They may have been in couples counseling and...