16 Mar, 2017

Adult Children of Gray Divorce

By | March 16th, 2017|Divorce and Children, Divorce Finances, Divorce Mediation Process|

There is a large demographic getting a lot of air time right now - those over 50 who are choosing to get divorced. Oftentimes, these couples have been married for many years, and now their youngest is about to go to college or move out of the house. Many of the couples in these “gray divorces” have successful and flourishing adult children, who escaped being in the midst of a contentious divorce or custody battle while they were growing up, only to (more...)

23 Feb, 2017

Should You Take Your Spouse to the Cleaners?

By | February 23rd, 2017|Collaborative Divorce, Divorce Finances, Divorce Mediation Process|

There is often a misconception that many divorcing parties want to milk their spouse dry, leaving them to be a homeless bum in a cardboard box on the street. The overwhelming majority of divorcing parties that I’ve encountered do not fall into this category; many are scared and just want to know that, at the end of the day, they'll get what they need. For those who DO want to milk their spouse dry, the law may not be in their favor. (more...)

20 Oct, 2016

‘Til Death Do Us Part…

By | October 20th, 2016|Collaborative Divorce, Divorce Finances|

“'Til death do us part” may more aptly be phrased “I will follow you into the grave!”  I've had a number of clients come to me that live in loveless, self-absorbed, and contentious marriages but manage to exist, having developed a certain understanding in their relationship, such as living in separate bedrooms. Many of these people feel contempt, anger, or apathy towards their spouse. For example, their spouse may be extremely stingy; wastefully dissipate money on addictions; abusive, or duplicitous and cheating (more...)

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