Peaceful Divorce

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Dressing for Mediation

A Tennessee-Mediation.com article by Lalia Wilson   So, you are scheduled for mediation, and do not know what to wear.  Here are some ideas…

Started by Tennessee-Mediation.com

0 Aug 29, 2011

How Can We Bridge The Gap Between Divorce Attorneys And Mental Health Professionals?

As a divorce attorney and mediator, I have often felt that a missing piece to the puzzle was the involvement of mental health professionals…

Started by Cynthia Tiano, Esq.

16 Dec 1, 2010
Reply by Debra Gordy MS MRET

Which Piece of the Peaceful Divorce Puzzle Do You Have?

Every member of this site has their own unique message around the issue of Peaceful Divorce. When we each share the piece that we have with…

Started by Cynthia Tiano, Esq.

65 Jul 6, 2010
Reply by Jacqueline O. Kittrell

Join us for National Child-Centered Divorce Month in July

Divorce Professionals throughout North America Planning 4th annual National Child-Centered Divorce Month – bringing attention to children’s…

Started by Rosalind Sedacca, CCT

1 Jun 8, 2010
Reply by Cynthia Tiano, Esq.

If your Ex is not peaceful?

I would love to hear other’s advice on how to help someone who is totally on board with the concept of a peaceful divorce and collaborative…

Started by Ashley Davis Bush

1 Sep 30, 2009
Reply by Cynthia Tiano, Esq.

Mackenzie Phillips’ reveals much about divorce & victims of child abuse!

Let's start a discussion on this very relevant topic related to divorce and parenting. Here's a post I recently put on my blog ... It’s di…

Started by Rosalind Sedacca, CCT

0 Sep 30, 2009

holiday expectations

Your holidays can be exactly what you wish them to be or very close. We choose how we respond to all that life offers(lessons) and are tota…

Started by bob berlin

2 Dec 17, 2008
Reply by bob berlin

Divorce and the Holidays: What works and what to avoid!

Let's start a discussion about pitfalls to avoid during the holiday season. What have you done that has avoided or alleviated tension? How…

Started by Rosalind Sedacca, CCT

6 Nov 26, 2008
Reply by Rosalind Sedacca, CCT

Why Do Women Stay So Long???

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and as a survivor of a battering spouse I know the stigma that is attached to the women who ar…

Started by Diane Tegarden

1 Oct 19, 2008
Reply by Rosalind Sedacca, CCT

Let's Unite Against Parental Alienation -- and Stop the Gender Wars!

We all know that despite their best efforts, family courts have been failing our children in post-divorce settlements. To compound that, pa…

Started by Rosalind Sedacca, CCT

2 Oct 13, 2008
Reply by Rosalind Sedacca, CCT

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Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

Getting Divorced? Don’t Forget about Long Term Care Insurance!

Often when people go through a divorce, their emotions are tied up. The questions on their mind are “how does this marriage end?” and “what do I get financially?” When they do think about health insurance, they usually don't consider long-term care insurance (LTCi). Why is it so important for recently divorced or currently divorcing couples to think about long term care planning? Two…See More
Jul 5
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

The Grey Divorce

Perhaps you’ve heard about the phenomenon known as the “grey divorce” and are wondering what it’s all about. An important study conducted by the Department of Sociology and the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University entitled “The Grey Divorce Revolution” addressed this issue. I was attending the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts’…See More
Jun 7
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

Elder Care Mediation

I recently attended a conference for The Academy of Professional Family Mediators in Memphis, Tennessee. One of the workshops I participated in was on elder care mediation, which gave some fascinating insights. A 2001 study, done by Debra B. Gentry, showed nearly 40% of adult children providing care for their parents reported serious conflict with siblings, usually related to a lack of sufficient help from those siblings. This study…See More
May 17
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

Parallel Parenting: Making the Best of a Bad Situation

I very much appreciate working on divorce cases with a team, as it has so much value for clients. Mental health professionals can bring much-needed clarity to very difficult situations. The following article, written by Howard Dructman, PhD and Marsha Schechtman, LCSW, Atlanta Behavioral Consultants, explains how the concept of parallel parenting works:A literature…See More
Apr 11
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

Why Do I Have to Prepare a Budget?

We all hate the word budget. How many times have you had a budget that never worked and only made life harder? And when you didn't follow it, did you feel like you failed?If a budget is done right, it will provide many benefits that are crucial when going through a divorce.A budget is a guideline to help you forecast how your cash flow will look.Having a budget keeps your priorities and values straight. Many…See More
Mar 23
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

The Difference Between Litigation and Mediation: It's Personal

People have a range of preconceptions about divorce, the law, and the courts. In reality, going before a judge to air your grievances about your soon-to-be ex-spouse is rarely as satisfying as movies and television shows may have you believe. Mediation offers a private, cost-efficient alternative to litigation—but before you choose either venue, there are some guiding principles to keep in mind:Don't expect…See More
Mar 7
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

The Taxes They Are A-Changing

Time flies when you’re having fun; here we find ourselves in a new year, with new challenges ahead—and of course our taxes are due. So let’s bring you up to date on some tax changes that we know of. (Remember this year could bring other tax changes that we don’t know about at this time).One big change is that 1099s have to be in to the IRS by January 31st of his…See More
Feb 7
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

Social Security: How Do the New Rules Affect Divorced People?

The Association of Divorce Financial Planners held their annual conference this past October. One of the keynote speakers was Mary Beth Franklin, CFP, who is a contributing editor for Investment News. She spoke about the new Social Security rules and how to maximize benefits. Here is part of her talk relating to divorce:If married at least 10 years and currently unmarried, you may be able to collect on your ex-spouse’s work record as…See More
Dec 29, 2016
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

The Association of Divorce Financial Planners’ 2016 Divorce Catalyst Conference

I recently attended The Association of Divorce Financial Planners 2016 Divorce Catalyst Conference, held from October 27-29. There were a number of excellent speakers and interesting topics presented over the three days: Day OneThe keynote speaker was Jeff Brend. Jeff is an attorney who specializes in family law and is a fellow of the American Academy of…See More
Nov 23, 2016
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

Self-Executing Modifications: Six Things Everyone Should Know

One of the things I have learned over the years is that I cannot be a Jack-of-all-trades and a master-of-none. In today’s ever-changing world, we need to have connections with professionals in other disciplines and specialties. This is especially true working in the divorce area.In the past, it was the attorney’s job to do everything. Today divorcing…See More
Oct 27, 2016
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

Guest Blogger: Scott Evans Talks About HELOC

In my last blog, I had an article by Scott Evans about ARM Rates. This is a continuation of mortgages.  Scott Evans wrote about Home Equity Line Resets.  Home Equity Line ResetsFor some, other looming issues are Home…See More
Oct 18, 2016
Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA posted a blog post

Scott Evans: Adjustable Rate Mortgages Set to Skyrocket?

One of the things I have learned over the years is that we cannot be a Jack-of-all-trades and a master-of-none. In today’s ever-changing world, we need to have connections with professionals in other disciplines and specialities. This is especially true working in the divorce area.I think it is important that we do the same thing and have our own list of…See More
Sep 29, 2016

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