Mediation is very common in divorce cases and in child custody cases. It is probably the most used tool in resolving issues between spouses and parents.
One of the first things someone facing the prospect of divorce has to deal with is how to find an attorney. Choosing the right attorney can mean the difference between resolving your case quickly and affordably, or having it drag into protracted and expensive litigation. So how to go about finding the right person to […]
So, you’ve made the decision to separate or your spouse has told you that he or she wants to separate. What next? What should you be doing? There are a few important things that you can do to make your separation and divorce simpler. First, and most important, get organized. I can’t stress this enough. […]
It’s been a hectic couple weeks, which has limited my time to post. But, I’m here now and April 15 is rapidly approaching so I’ll offer a bit on what to do about your taxes. There are two ways to file taxes when you separate: married filing jointly or married filing separately. Filing jointly is […]
Children bear the real brunt of divorce. Whether they seem to be struggling or not, the conflict between parents and the inevitable upheaval and disruption caused by a separation does have a real affect on kids. Too often, parents become so wrapped up in their own struggle with separation and divorce that they lose sight […]