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 […]

Great Divide: 6 Divorce Trends of Today (infographic)

“First comes love, then comes marriage, and then comes… divorce? Well, not always! In fact, much less than you may think. Since 1981 divorce rates have been decreasing, at about the same rate as marriage. In recent times, many couples are deciding to cohabitate and raise a family without being formally married. Perhaps, this is […]

How to Deal with your Ex at your Children’s Special Events

Does the very thought of seeing your ex at your child’s special events make you so angry you’d rather show up for an IRS audit? Birthdays, graduations, getting your child situated in their college dorm, weddings…regardless of how long you have been separated or divorced, each of these special events can cause you to experience […]

Who Likes your Facebook Updates the Most? Divorce Lawyers!

Did you post an update about yourself or share a photo on Facebook today? If you are currently separated or going through a divorce you could be putting your future at risk. At a time when you are in over your head with all the confusion, pain, fear and anger that come along with the […]

Keep or Sell your Home during Divorce? 5 Questions to Ask

The decision to keep or sell the family home during divorce can become an emotional power struggle and an ongoing source of conflicts and negotiations between a husband, wife and their mediator or attorneys during the long path through divorce. Since divorce causes many disruptions to all the parts of a person’s life, it’s not […]

Deciding to Divorce: Emotional Tug-of-War

Are you or someone you know, contemplating the thought of whether and when to file for divorce? Since divorce cuts across all the parts of a person’s life, most people experience a lot of doubts about what to do and second-guess any of the decisions they do make. In her book, “Contemplating Divorce” Divorce Expert […]

6 Smart Questions to Ask when choosing a Divorce Attorney

 What percentage of your caseload involves Family Law?  If you expect that your case could become complicated, look for an attorney who has many years of hands-on experience and ask if they have additional training or certification in Family Law.   In which counties are most of your Family Law cases in? If your specific county […]

3 Smart Moves for Women who are Separating

If you are considering separating from your husband, you are probably overwhelmed with the emotional swings back and forth and wondering what will happen next. You may not even want a divorce and are trying hard to reconcile. During a time like this, you may not realize just how critical it is to take some steps […]

Are you Getting the Respect you Deserve in your Marriage?

Do you find that you often ignore or deny the intense hunger pains that cry out to you for more consideration and respect in your marriage? Although you may try to deny or suppress it, each of us deserves to expect and experience a relationship that includes being truly known, accepted, valued, and seen along […]

3 Co-Parenting Mistakes to Avoid when you’re Angry

When it comes to co-parenting with your ex, are you experiencing the same type of conflicts over and over again? Although many co-parenting books and parenting plans focus on how to deal with your children’s pick-up and drop-off times, school conferences and holiday breaks, these parenting guides rarely address the underlying dynamics about what really […]