5 Smart Questions to Ask when Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

When it comes to making the best decision about which lawyer to hire for their divorce, many people rely on getting a referral from a friend of relative. Although this is a common way to choose a lawyer, it can lead to a very frustrating mismatch in expectations between how you expect that your case […]

Is Divorce Mediation the Right Choice for you?

Our guest post is from Cheryl and Joe Dillon from Equitable Mediation Services. Their firm practices in the areas of divorce mediation and works  with clients in Illinois, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  As a divorce mediator, I witness first-hand the sadness, stress and anxiety that divorce inflicts upon the people involved. But while the decision […]

How to Get Help Starting Divorce

Has the thought of starting divorce shattered your confidence?  Are you feeling overwhelmed by the unknown?  How do you regain your confidence and develop the resilience that you need to move forward? The key thing to remember is not to go it alone. Divorce is an emotionally and physically draining process that can significantly alter […]

Making the Decision to Divorce or Not

  Are you struggling with the  decision about whether it is the right time for you to move toward the direction of divorce? Many people spend months and sometimes even years considering the possibilities of separation and divorce.  Although some people can recall the exact moment when the decision about whether to divorce was no […]

Contemplating Divorce

There is a road sign at a junction on an Alaskan Highway that reads, “CHOOSE YOUR RUT CAREFULLY, YOU”LL BE IN IT FOR THE NEXT 50 MILES.” We are people who find security in knowing what to expect. When considering making a decision that would send us down a new path, our fear and uncertainty […]