Divorce can be very difficult for you and your family—financially and emotionally. Choosing a good family lawyer is the first step towards a better life.
Archives for February 2016
Someone recently told me they are sick of the self-help gurus that perpetuate the need to grow, change, and constantly evolve into a higher version of themselves. Why do they always have to be the one to do the changing and adapting? Why can’t their ex do some soul-searching and examine their own destructive patterns? […]
Many of my clients have questions about the adoption process, and in particular, the step-parent adoption process. Some mistakenly believe that just because they’ve remarried, their new spouse automatically has legal recognition of their new step-children. That is not the state of the law in Florida however, and until a Court enters an Order establishing […]
Your primary residence is likely your most valuable asset. These are questions you should ask about your home before finalizing your settlement.
I am so frequently asked about the best way to introduce a new partner to your child after divorce. There is no perfect way, but there are guidelines that can make the introduction easier. Children of divorce have experienced loss. When their parents split up, even if they have joint custody and see both parents […]
Before deciding to have sleepovers with a new partner while your kids are at home, consider these 12 things for a broader perspective.
Divorce Magazine and this website were launched simultaneously in March 1996. At that time, the only divorce stories the media covered were extremely negative: “The Divorce from Hell” or “Worst Deadbeat Dad in America” were the kinds of headline you might find in your local magazine or newspaper, and the movie “The War of the […]
With the warmer weather sometimes comes divorce in spring. Watch out for these three divorce and child-custody related issues that may arise this season.
Your credit report: an easy way to create a list of all individual and joint credit accounts.
When I got divorced, all I wanted to do was spend my mental energy on healing and becoming whole again. However, I knew it was important to think about my finances. What I eventually realized was that becoming self-empowered over my finances was part of the healing process. I decided to take a step back […]