The beginning of a new year makes us think about last-minute things we need to address. Use this new year financial checklist to remind you of what you need to consider or change because of your divorce.
Archives for January 2017
Co-parenting after a divorce is like learning a new dance. You’ve been parenting with your spouse for your child’s entire life and now it’s completely different. One home becomes two. There are new routines and new relationships to manage. You and your co-parent make take very different approaches on how to handle these changes, and […]
Although it’s not recommended for everyone, trusts can sometimes be used for tax planning and equitable distribution if the situation calls for it.
Do you think your spouse is hiding money? Luckily, money usually leaves a trail. Read on to learn more about the red flags of hidden assets.
There are many important questions you should ask yourself before deciding to divorce. Being well-informed and self-sufficient is crucial to your success.
Learn more about paternal rights in Florida, as biological fathers may run into difficulties if their children are born during an intact marriage.
Slowly, hope is building for children suffering from a form of psychological abuse known as “parental alienation” because of the growing awareness about parental alienation and its harm to children. One example is the relevant authors of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) saying that parental alienation is in DSM-5. […]
Being fresh out of a marriage or long-term relationship is SO hard. You feel incredibly raw and vulnerable. Sometimes you feel that sadness, fear, and loneliness may swallow you up whole. Understandably, you are seeking outside interests to help get your mind off of these painful feelings. What can you do? One of the ways […]
Divorce can take you to the edge. The fight-or-flight response takes over, and emotions run wild. Everything that was once familiar begins to come apart; finger-pointing reaches an all-time high. The undercurrent of the thought “do something, make it stop” seems to compel action. This may include hiring an attorney, sending a scathing e-mail, or […]
When it comes to pets, particularly dogs, people consider them to be a part of the family and are reluctant to part ways during a divorce. As a result, pet visitation clauses have become increasingly common. The problem is pet visitation clauses often become more trouble than they are worth, particularly when a divorce is […]