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Why Include a Mental Health Professional on Your Collaborative Divorce Team?

It’s no secret that getting divorced is emotionally difficult. So, it is vital that parents consider what their children are feeling when they decide to divorce. Conflict can have a long-lasting effect, years after the divorce is over. Research is very clear that it is not the divorce but the conflict that is harmful to […]

Building Your Self-Confidence During a Divorce

Divorce is considered a significant life event, and it is certainly reasonable to say that your self-confidence can take a big hit. And while your self-confidence can plummet, it can start to be rebuilt during your divorce, especially when you and your spouse decide to divorce by utilizing the collaborative divorce process. During the collaborative […]

How Does a Gray Divorce Affect Your Retirement?

Going through a divorce is an emotional and financial rollercoaster, but when you divorce past your 50’s, commonly called a gray divorce, the economic fallout can be much more complicated. A gray divorce can be tricky, as they often come with a complicated financial landscape – filled with investments, lots of debt, various income streams […]

Do I Need a Shark to Represent Me in My Divorce Case?

by Ken Harvey No matter whether you are the person filing for a divorce or you are the one that will be responding to the divorce Petition, you will need to find an attorney to represent you. At the time this decision will be made, your emotions will likely be running high. Your spouse may […]

Ways a Mental Health Professional Helps You During Your Divorce

When you are in the deep trenches of getting a divorce, no matter how amicable, you, your spouse and your children’s mental health can be stressed beyond measure. Often times you may find yourself in flight, fight or freeze mode. Hashing out the what if’s, why’s and how could be emotional roller coasters. Did you […]

The Rise of Parentage Cases and Collaborative Co-Parenting

“First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage”? That’s not the case for the 40% of births in the United States occurring to women who are either solo mothers or living with a nonmarital partner.* Unmarried parenthood has increased substantially over the past few decades. Today, approximately twenty-five percent […]

What You Should Know About Your Finances and Divorce

There are many avenues in which you can take to reach a final divorce agreement, but not all of them have to completely wreck your finances and drag your family through a brutal court case. A collaborative dissolution is the best way to minimize collateral damage on both sides. It deals with the family as […]

Divorced Couples: How Will You Benefit From the Coronavirus Relief Package

by Steve Garelick, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, Financial Neutral When the COVID-19 virus took our economy by storm and required us to work remotely or be laid off or shutter our businesses, Congress signed a $2 trillion dollar coronavirus bill to help Americans through these unprecedented and uncertain times. Here are some highlights of the rescue package: […]

How the Coronavirus is Affecting the Divorce Process

While the world is experiencing an unprecedented time due to the COVID-19 virus, many things in our life have stayed the same – we are still dealing with our other daily life issues such as family, health, financial, emotional struggles and marital dissolutions that were present before the lockdown from the novel coronavirusm and which […]