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 […]
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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, […]
Diana Shepherd, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and Editorial Director of Divorce Magazine, offers tips on how to 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, […]
After your relationship breaks down, you need to invest some time and effort to heal your broken heart. Once you have gotten past the “walking wounded” stage, you may be interested in finding a new mate. On the other hand, some single parents avoid the dating world altogether, choosing instead to devote all their time […]