12 May, 2022

It Ain’t Over ‘Til the Fat Lady Sings

By | May 12th, 2022|Divorce and Children, Divorce Finances, Divorce Mediation Process, Separation Agreements|

A basic tenet of “fight or flight” is that when people are in an extreme state of anxiety, they’ll do nearly anything to relieve that immediate pressure and discomfort to get themselves to a more bearable state. This describes what divorced people go through quite well. People crave resolution and a path forward. There’s this hope that when you finally enter an agreement, everyone will be able to breathe a sigh of relief.  (more…)

11 Mar, 2022

Divorcing an Addict

By | March 11th, 2022|Divorce & Personality Disorder, Divorce and Children, Divorce Finances, Divorce Mediation Process, Separation Agreements|

I’ve had many situations where one party is an addict and the other party has to deal with the repercussions or where both parties are addicts but one is more functional. In several cases, the parties actually met at AA. I’ve represented the addict spouse, the non-addict spouse, and neutrally mediated many cases involving addiction. (more…)

5 Nov, 2021

Empowerment Is the Best Deal

By | November 5th, 2021|Divorce Finances, Divorce Mediation Process|

In our last post, we discussed the fallout that happens when a husband is accused of sexual harassment in the workplace. I had another interesting situation where my unmarried client was having an affair — for 15 years — with a married man from work without knowing he was married because he hid it well while living a double life.  (more…)

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