“If you had to give divorce advice to your best friend, what would you say?” The question intrigued me. As someone who has been a divorce lawyer for decades, I’ve given my share of divorce advice. But what was my best stuff? If my brother, or my best friend, was getting divorced, what would I … Read more about 53 Pieces of Divorce Advice Your Lawyer May Not Have Told You (But Should Have!)
It’s your worst nightmare. Six months after your divorce you look at your divorce decree and wonder, “What was I thinking?!!” The truth is … you probably weren’t really thinking at all. You were just suffering from an unfortunate case of decision fatigue. What’s Decision Fatigue? Decision … Read more about Decision Fatigue: Why Smart People Make Bad Divorce Decisions
After going back and forth in your head for months (or years!) you FINALLY decided that you were going to get a divorce. Then the economy tanked. Or your spouse lost his/her job. Or the stock market took a nosedive. And suddenly you found yourself right back in the throes of indecision, wondering, … Read more about I Can’t Afford to Get a Divorce! … Can I?
The teacher stood at the front of the classroom. Today we’re going to take a quiz, she told the class. She passed out papers, instructing the students to keep them face down on their desks, just like always. Once everyone had their paper, the teacher signaled the students to turn them over … Read more about Divorce and the Little Black Dot: Maximizing the Power of Focus
Few things are more frustrating than trying to divorce someone who doesn’t want to be divorced. While you may be baffled by why your spouse is digging in his/her heels when your marriage is making both of you miserable, it happens all the time. Unfortunately, knowing that … Read more about What to Do If Your Spouse Won’t Sign Divorce Papers
Just like drinking and driving, social media and divorce simply don’t mix! The problem of course is that even though most people can figure out that posting their dirty divorce laundry on the internet is a really bad idea, sometimes divorce clouds their better judgment. Or, they mistakenly think … Read more about Social Media and Divorce: Here’s Why Facebook is NOT Your Friend!
Preparing for mediation is like preparing for trial. You either know what you’re doing and you do it right, or you risk losing everything. Of course, going through mediation is not nearly as dramatic as going to trial. In mediation you don’t have pin-stripe suited lawyers making impassioned … Read more about Preparing for Mediation in 5 Simple Steps: Your Keys to Mediation Success
Two things most sane people seek to avoid are divorce and taxes. Unfortunately, when you’re going through a divorce, not paying attention to taxes can cost you thousands. That's especially true with the new tax law changes going into effect this year and next. Now more than ever, not understanding … Read more about Divorce and Taxes: Will the New Tax Law Changes Cost You More?