I once had a client come to me before having the “big conversation” with her husband. She wanted to understand her options, the process, and potential outcomes. She wanted to do her “homework” early. There were some privacy guidelines I had her follow, which can help anyone going through a divorce. Today, more than ever, […]
Archives for January 2016
By Vicki Vollweiler, Certified Divorce Coach As a divorce coach, I hear one story over and over: infidelity. The person who stepped out on the marriage can be either male or female. In all cases, it seems, one person is left alone… distraught, confused, and scared about the future. One partner is left to wonder, […]
Step families aren’t always easy. Read this adult daughter’s letter to her stepmother after her father’s death, as we navigate these complex dynamics.
During the Olympics, one of the female gymnasts was asked how she handles pressure and stress. She said that she doesn’t view pressure to perform as a negative but has labeled it in her mind to be viewed as excitement. This is not a far stretch since stress can be good as well as bad. […]
Divorce and family law attorney Henry Gornbein discusses four aspects of divorce: legal, psychological, economic, and religious.
While the light at the end of the tunnel might not be visible during separation, you’ll soon realize there are many lessons to learn from divorce.
When my husband initiated a seemingly innocent discussion of our relationship nearly a year ago, I developed a gut feeling that something was very wrong – despite his protestations to the contrary. Fast forward a few months later and our 23-year marriage ended in divorce – something I didn’t want or expect. Thus began the process of […]
One thing to consider when retaining an attorney for a dissolution, divorce, or family law matter is the support staff and the other attorneys in your potential attorney’s firm. Having a number of support staff and additional attorneys in your attorney’s law firm can facilitate the allocation of certain sections of your case — certain […]
If you or someone you know is dealing with the issue of a child being sexually abused by a sibling, you should consult an attorney immediately.
Your marriage is ending, and you are a parent. In the midst of upheaval and strong feelings, you have to make complex and critically important choices. Where to live? How to keep finances manageable? If and how to use lawyers? How to divide parenting time and responsibilities? No matter how frantic or devastated you feel, […]