When you start the divorce process, it can be overwhelming. You may feel that every move you make complicates the situation that much more. One of the aspects of divorce that can be very overwhelming is how your financial landscape will be divided. When you and your spouse work with a collaborative divorce team, you will be supported by lawyers who agree to stay away from court-litigation as well as other divorce experts that can be available to you. The team may include a divorce coach, mental health professional, child specialist and financial specialist. The financial specialist is a valuable […]Read more
Category Archives: Collaborative Divorce
How To Start Over Financially After Divorce?
When you find yourself separating from your marital partner, there are many things to consider. It can be overwhelming. And while it is overwhelming, you need to remind yourself to think with your head and not your heart to make sound decisions about your finances that will span your lifetime. Often when couples are divorcing, one partner may forgo their career to be a full-time parent while the other one works outside of the home. And when this happens, and divorce is the necessary solution, we often see that the person who remained at home during the marital courtship has […]Read more
How to Share the Holidays with Your Children After Divorce
When you are in a family that has divorced or is in the process of divorcing, the stress level of the holidays increases ten-fold. The devastating truth is that children often feel like they need to pick a side, go with a certain parent, and not share their true feelings and needs. By feeling this way children, no matter their age, often dread the holiday season, and their anxiety goes off the charts. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Here are a few suggestions we have given our clients on how to share the holidays with their ex […]Read more
How to Know Your Relationship Is Over
When you and your spouse said, “I do,” divorce was not even on your radar screen, but as the honeymoon phase waned and time marched on, you began to discover that “happy ever after” was not going to be the outcome you desired. While there are numerous reasons divorce occurs, it is sometimes hard to realize that your relationship with your spouse has ended. We often find with our clients that there are some predictable things that occur. Here are a few of them: Daydreaming about leaving your spouse on a constant basis The bad parts of your marriage outweigh […]Read more
Is It Okay to Use Social Media When Going Through a Divorce?
Did you know that by the time a child is 5 years old, there are over 1500 images of them on social media? Were you aware that the average time it takes to post a newborn’s photo is about 57 minutes after they were born? Using social media is very commonplace today, and because of this guidance, discussing and agreeing to social postings has become mainstream in the divorce process. Social media is a real struggle for parents to navigate, not only for the children of the marriage but for couples. Many people do not realize the damage caused by […]Read more