If you’re experiencing separation or divorce, use these back-to-school tips to ensure a smooth transition for your children this Fall.
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Diana Shepherd, the Editorial Director and Co-Founder of Divorce Magazine, appeared on the Divorce View show recently with co-hosts Joanie Winberg and Rosalind Sedacca to discuss how to become a good stepmother. Here are some of the helpful tips she offered to support the viewers: When one or both spouses have children from a previous […]
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 […]
According to a recent poll conducted by Divorce Marketing Group, a majority of divorcing and divorced individuals considered ending their marriage for 3-5 years before finally taking action. How long did it take you? Cast your vote in our one-question survey and let us know!
Whether you’re going through a divorce or the breakdown of a serious relationship, music can help to lift your spirits. It can also help you to work through whatever emotion you’re feeling at the time – from sadness to anger, denial to relief. There are angry songs that encourage you to shout out the lyrics, […]
Use these tip to help you choose the right divorce lawyer to suit your unique needs.
Diana Shepherd, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and Editorial Director of Divorce Magazine “If there is one custodial parent (in most jurisdictions, this means that the children reside with this parent more than 60% of the time; ask a family law lawyer about the definition of sole physical custody in your area), then the state […]
Diana Shepherd, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and Editorial Director of Divorce Magazine The first step to gaining control of your finances – and life – during divorce is to prepare a written, detailed, up-to-date budget. “Gather documentation to ensure that your budget is objective and not the product of guess-work,” says Shepherd. “First, you […]
Diana Shepherd, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and Editorial Director of Divorce Magazine Your divorce settlement will change your life forever – maybe only a little, maybe dramatically – so it makes sense to invest the time, effort, and money to choose the best lawyer for your unique circumstances. You should try to interview two or three […]
Diana Shepherd, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and Editorial Director of Divorce Magazine “All parents have a legal obligation to support their children,” says Shepherd. “The amount of child support payable/receivable post-divorce is based on a number of different factors – including the annual income of each co-parent, the total number of children in the family, […]