When working towards a divorce, my clients are primarily concerned about how it will affect them financially. What will it cost in taxes? Can they continue their current lifestyle? What will their financial future look like?
Clients may have certain concepts of divorce and not realize how it’s going to impact them financially or how to make the best financial decisions. A good example is, I…Continue
We all know that the recession is deep and painful for millions of people. It happens that divorce is a discretionary expense like home improvements, that many people will simply defer or delay because of the current circumstances. There is not only the expense of the divorce itself, but then there is the resulting two households to support.
A lot of people who would be in the market for a divorce are looking at their pocketbooks and deciding that whatever their marital problems…
Added by Kenneth Friedman on June 6, 2012 at 7:34am — No Comments
In my 30 years as a divorce attorney, and especially the last 16 years that I have been a divorce mediator, and now as a counselor, a phrase I have heard very often when I get up on my soapbox about Peaceful Divorce is, “but you don’t know my ex!” or “it’s not possible to have a peaceful divorce in my situation”. Not so. You CAN learn how to get a divorce the peaceful way, whether your spouse or ex is on board right now or not.
Now that may not be what you want to hear because what it…
We’ve got a seminar coming up June 23 and July 28. Divorce Innovations will be presenting a seminar about the nuts and bolts of divorce, with attorneys talking about the law in Georgia. Marsha Schechtman and Dr. Paul Fair will be talking about parenting plans, communication, and listening skills for people who are going through a divorce. I’ll be speaking about financial…Continue
Below is an article written by Dr. Howard Drutman and Marsha Schechtman, LCSW. In this article they talk about the considerations that must be understood about the special needs child. In addition to their information we also have…Continue
Added by Robert D. Bordett, CFP, CDFA on March 22, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
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When you decide to divorce, it’s important to note that you aren’t automatically setting yourself up for a long, drawn out process. Divorcing families can employ alternative dispute resolution techniques to limit the damage that divorce may cause. By choosing alternative dispute resolutions, couples can minimize the impact that divorce has on their children and their…Continue
Take a look at the diagram below:
The image above depicts something you see frequently in divorce—individuals whose personal selves are crowded out by that which surrounds them. I am quite certain that anyone going through a divorce can relate to not having enough time for herself. It also makes sense, there are so many competing demands and very often, just one parent instead of two. But this type of life just cannot hold up – you have to take charge of your…Continue
Added by Mark Banschick MD on February 23, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT
Raoul Felder, often referred to as the Duke of Divorce, is known for his involvement with high profile celebrity divorces. After working for years with clients such as Elizabeth Taylor, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, Robin Givens divorcing Mike Tyson and David Gest divorcing Lisa Minelli, he has finally written a book with the unexpected title, The Good Divorce. Felder admits he is tired of the drama, complexity and oversized egos he deals with in…Continue
Added by Rosalind Sedacca, CCT on March 29, 2011 at 8:39pm — No Comments
People enmeshed in divorce naturally feel an impulse to hire the most aggressive divorce attorney they can find - fear drives that impulse. Some lawyers market their family law practices to target such client vulnerability. They advertise themselves as being "aggressive advocates" or "aggressive divorce lawyers". If you look at their websites they often also describe themselves as offering "compassionate representation" or "charitable divorce help." Which is it? Having it both ways is…Continue
Added by Thurman W. Arnold, III, CFLS on March 13, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
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Thanks to member Krista Barth, Esq. who has provided this valuable message about how to create and maintain a peaceful divorce when you are a parent.
1. Accept the part you each played in the failure of the marriage (even if the only fault was "picking the wrong partner for your needs.")2. Lower your expectations… Continue
By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT
Step #5: LEARN TO LET GO
If you truly want to move on from your divorce you must learn to let go of negative emotions that hold you hostage. These include anger, resentment, blame, jealousy, hatred and anxiety.…
Added by Cynthia Tiano, Esq. on December 11, 2009 at 12:27am — No Comments
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