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How to Ease the Effects of Divorce on Children

How to Ease the Effects of Divorce on Children

Unfortunately, some marriages don’t work out for various reasons. When separation seems feasible and the best option for all parties, it can have a devastating effect on children, if the parents are not careful. Divorce affects children of all ages and backgrounds....

Defining Mediation

Defining Mediation

When marriages come to a point of no return and separation seems like a reasonable step, there are various options to consider for moving forward. One path that has been increasing in popularity is mediation, where the couple contracts a third-party, otherwise known...

How To Reduce The Pain Of Divorce

How To Reduce The Pain Of Divorce

Divorce can be a painful experience for anyone to go through. Those who want to ease the pain should consider the following when at the end of their marital road. Financial Records Keep track of financial records and expenses. One of the most challenging parts of...

How To Control Your Emotions During A Divorce

How To Control Your Emotions During A Divorce

It's natural for emotions to run rampant during a divorce; the end of a marriage signifies much more than the parting of two people. A divorce, for many, is accompanied by a tremendous sense of personal failure and an unshakeable fear of the future. The dreams and...

Improving Work Performance During A Divorce

Improving Work Performance During A Divorce

Divorce is undoubtedly difficult for the individuals and families going through it, but it is also a burden on the businesses employing divorcing couples. Recent studies have found that relationship-related emotional issues, such as divorce, result in worker stress...

Some Things to Consider Before Divorce

Some Things to Consider Before Divorce

Divorce is generally not an option couples consider when first getting married. If you are thinking about it now, below are a few topics to start considering.   Residency Rules Check the residency rules of your state and/or local municipality before you file for a...

What Makes Divorce So Expensive?

What Makes Divorce So Expensive?

When filing for divorce, most people anticipate a pretty hefty price tag. Each case will be unique, and even in an uncontested divorce, legal fees can add up quickly. Beyond that, there can be unexpected costs to separation. In today’s blog, we’re taking a look at the...

Ways to Save on Taxes After Divorce

Ways to Save on Taxes After Divorce

A new change in laws has added an additional layer of complexity to divorce. Alimony payments are no longer deductible by the payor nor taxable to the recipient at the federal level. At first glance, tax-neutral alimony payments seem like a good idea, but ultimately...