Children, divorce, separation and mediation: what and when to tell them

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 a direct impact on how they perceive their future family relationships. As...

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The Stay At Home Mom — Entering the Workforce After Divorce

Advice for 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...

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Two Paths: Divorce Mediation vs. Divorce Court (Litigation)

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...

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Should we get separated?

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...

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The Issue Of Child Custody In Divorce in New York State

While we go into great detail about this issue during a divorce mediation, here is the  general overview of child custody arrangements. In New York State, a child is still considered unemancipated until age 21 (or 22 if they...

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