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What Issues Should You Watch Out For in a Gray Divorce?

A gray divorce typically involves spouses over the age of fifty and often have been in a long-term marriage spanning more than 20 – 30 years. Divorces are increasing in this demographic, while the younger population’s divorce rate has decreased. When you come to a divorce with over 20 years of experiences, finances, emotions and […]

What Are the Steps of a Collaborative Divorce?

Lawyer and client sitting at desk with divorce papers

If you are looking for a stay-out-of-court approach, then a collaborative divorce might be the best path forward for you. The collaborative process utilizes a non-adversarial, non-litigated, confidential approach to divorce.  In the collaborative process you will each have an attorney and may have other professionals such as financial or mental health experts for each […]

What You Should Know About Temporary Child Support

Are you and your spouse dealing with a separation, which will ultimately lead to a divorce? This entire process has so many moving parts, and when you have children involved, it makes it seem even more daunting. But, when you utilize the collaborative divorce process, you have a team of experts who are ready to […]

Divorce and Post-Traumatic Stress – What You Can Do

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Often our clients reflect on negative emotional flashbacks such as arguing, yelling at each other, cursing, screaming, violence or unfaithfulness as some of the catalysts for a divorce. This type of home environment likens itself to a warzone, leaving emotional scars that can last a lifetime for anyone in the family. And with these scars, […]

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

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 […]