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How a Stay-At-Home Parent Should Prepare for Divorce

Woman sitting at table calculating bills

The parent who stayed at home while the other spouse often worked finds that they can quickly become overly stressed as once the divorce is finalized, they will need to find a new income stream to make up for the income their spouse took with them due to the separation. When we meet with a […]

Divorce, Taxes and Selling Your Home

During a divorce, your family home may be sold in the asset division process, but it’s hard to make sure all your options are considered. When you choose to get a divorce through the collaborative process, a financial neutral is a vital part of the team, especially when selling your home is part of the […]

Divorcing Before the Holidays? How a Collaborative Divorce Might Be Right for You

While it’s not a present that one dreams about receiving during the holidays, divorce happens more than most realize during this time, and it can be a complicated process. However, all is not lost, and your holidays are not doomed to disaster. When you choose to work within the collaborative divorce framework, a peaceful holiday […]

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 […]