Many years ago I had the opportunity to travel to Peru with an anthropologist friend. I spent over a week in the mountains where I watched the native people perform rituals. I was taken with how much attention they paid to detail no matter how big or small the task at hand. Whether making dinner […]
Archives for July 2015
Many who are separated or divorced consider their ex to be pesky at one time or another. After all, you no longer live together presumably because you have two different world views and/or tensions have crept into your working relationship. An isolated disagreement or a harsh word between the two of you does not qualify […]
Writing was my lifesaver. It helped me make sense of the tornado that had swept through my life. Whether you like to write or hate it, I urge you to keep a notebook by your bed and one in your purse or pocket.
The collaborative divorce process, an alternative divorce process, is gaining some traction as more professionals are trained and become experienced in the process. With its increased use, the general public is becoming more aware of the process and searching for its benefits. While I do believe collaborative divorce is a better way for spouses to […]
Parental alienation can be generated by a parents own anger and fears, and understanding why you should avoid it is mportant for the well-being of everyone.
It is that time of year when high school seniors are determining where to go to college. Four-year university or community college? New Jersey public school or an expensive private school? If you are an intact family, you are probably determining how much the family can afford and making decisions about college, free from any […]
When looking to hire a divorce lawyer, it’s important to ask some questions in advance.To help you find the right one, here are 15 questions you should ask.
Investigating if a divorce app exists – and, if so, if it is of any real use. Can a “fill in the blank” form really replace an educated human in matters of custody and divorce?
There are ways to have a workable relationship with your ex and to make co-parenting go smoother. Remember, the kids are not a prize and the situation is not winner take all. Thirty-year-old Charlie is a plumber in his family’s business and has a lot of tips for you if you’re a single dad. Here […]
Thinking ahead about several types of insurance that may be required to protect the terms of your settlement will enable you to include discussion of them during negotiations. You don’t not want any surprises at the end, whether you are the prospective insured or the beneficiary. Such a surprise could derail the terms you and […]