24 07, 2017

The Ex Who Drives You Crazy

By | 2017-07-24T22:12:34+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

The Ex Who Drives You Crazy Basic rules on handling situations with a difficult ex-spouse The Problem: No one knows you better than your ex, and often in unhappy ways. She knows how to get under your skin. He knows how to leave you threatened. She knows how to harness the children’s feelings towards her [...]

24 07, 2017

Do Half of All Marriages Really End in Divorce?

By | 2017-07-24T22:04:16+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Do Half of All Marriages Really End in Divorce? This outdated statistic has many young people hesitant to tie the knot. We have all heard the statistic: 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. That particular statistic is burned into our brains, and has given an entire generation a bit of a complex about their potential marital success. [...]

24 07, 2017

How to Handle a Toxic Divorce

By | 2017-07-24T21:39:45+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

How to Handle a Toxic Divorce Most divorces begin with hurt. Both parties may point the finger at the other person for the demise of the marriage. Accusations of infidelity, mismanagement of money or intrusion of in-laws are relatively common. As the divorce process begins, there may be animosity and heated discussions as decisions regarding the division of property, bank accounts, [...]

24 07, 2017

Dealing with Divorce

By | 2017-07-24T21:29:53+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Dealing with Divorce The dissolution of a marriage is almost always an unhappy event, at the very least marked by disappointment and the loss of dreams and expectations. In addition, there are usually many legal, financial, parental, emotional, and practical aspects that requires changes in responsibilities and routines, and it can take people years to regain equilibrium. Nevertheless, divorce serves an [...]

24 07, 2017

The 5 Stages of a Relationship Coming to an End

By | 2017-07-24T21:18:01+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

The 5 Stages of a Relationship Coming to an End The end of an intimate relationship is generally a painful process in which you and/or your partner must accept that you will no longer be together. In some cases, it’s a great relief that things are drawing to a close, particularly if one partner has suffered [...]

24 07, 2017

How to Have a Good Divorce: Try Interest-Based Negotiation

By | 2017-07-24T20:57:38+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

How to Have a Good Divorce: Try Interest-Based Negotiation Discussing interests, rather than clinging to positions, leads to success. I met family law attorney Janice Green at her rambling house in a leafy hollow in Austin, Texas.  We were talking in her book-filled study, when a storm suddenly broke loose.  Rain pelted the windows.  The [...]

24 07, 2017

Should We Wait for Our Kids to Graduate Before We Divorce?

By | 2017-07-24T20:45:02+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Should We Wait for Our Kids to Graduate Before We Divorce? Is there one "best" age to divorce? No. How you handle it is what counts. A reader recently wrote to me because she's concerned that she has waited "too long" to divorce. Her two children are 10 and 13, and she's been unhappy for a decade. One of her friends said [...]

2 07, 2017

Surviving divorce after 50

By | 2017-07-02T19:34:34+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Blog, Divorce|0 Comments

Surviving divorce after 50 Calling it quits after 50? If you're going through a divorce later in life you're not alone — it's actually a growing trend, leading researchers to coin the phase "Gray Divorce." The divorce rate among adults over age 50 doubled between 1990 and 2014, according to the National Center for Family & [...]

2 07, 2017

Want one last dig at your ex? Then collect on their Social Security

By | 2017-07-02T19:25:08+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Blog, Divorce|0 Comments

Want one last dig at your ex? Then collect on their Social Security You must meet certain conditions. You don't have to wait until your ex files for benefits. You must be unmarried. There may be one last thing to love about your ex: their Social Security check. Provided you meet certain criteria, you may [...]

10 05, 2016

5 Ways Divorce Affects Your Credit

By | 2017-06-18T21:34:19+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Blog, Divorce|0 Comments

5 Ways Divorce Affects Your Credit A divorce can be one of the most traumatic life events a person can experience. During and after the dissolution of a marriage, both spouses can have trouble coping with feelings of loss, failure, regret – and both can struggle financially as well. Legal fees, asset-division, child support and [...]