Is your Marriage Dying on the Vine of Neglect?

Death by a thousand cuts. A marriage may end this way. Erupting wildly like angry lava spewing over the top of a pressure filled chamber that lies deep beneath its dark, multi-sided surface. Or marriage can die an agonizing and slower death by neglect. Too many work demands and frustrating conversations about your jobs that […]

Who Gets the Family Dog during Divorce?

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”                        — Roger Caras Do you refer to your devoted dog as if he or she is a highly adored member of the family? If so, you may be surprised to learn that […]

6 Smart Things to Do Before the Money Disappears

1.  Get several credit cards in your name only.  It’s a smart move to be pro-active and apply for several credit cards in your name only BEFORE you even think you might need these financial safety vests that can keep you afloat in a storm. Many women are caught off guard financially when they discover that their […]

5 Signs to Help You Recognize Emotional Abuse

Are you or someone you know experiencing emotional abuse? Although many of us are aware of how to recognize physical abuse, the damaging effects from emotional abuse can be just as powerful and devastating as physical abuse. Sadly, emotional abuse is still largely ignored by our society and many times those who are experiencing it […]

Texting During Divorce

Is your spouse making you so angry and upset you want to fire off a text to get your feelings out? While texting your thoughts now may make you feel better for the moment, it could cause you huge headaches later if it becomes used against you during your divorce. According to a March 2012 […]

January Has More Divorce Filings than Any Other Month

Although T.S. Eliot wrote in The Waste Land that “April is the cruelest month,” when it comes to filing for divorce, January is the month that leads to the most heartaches. Divorce Lawyer Source states that “More divorces are filed in January than any other month, according to court records and anecdotal evidence from divorce […]