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The Opposite of Love Isn’t Hate

Many years ago, a mentor in family law told me that in divorce the opposite of love isn’t hate, it’s indifference. What did she mean by that?? I think she meant that in your post-divorce life, you don’t have to be ruled by emotion every time your ex-spouse does something that might otherwise send you [..]

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Great Parenting After the Divorce – Read on to learn how!

Parenting is hard but great parenting on the heels of a stressful divorce probably feels completely unattainable. Why is that?  Because divorce was an emotional roller coaster for you.  You’re completely wiped out and you feel like you have nothing left to give. Chances are that your kids also felt like the divorce was an [..]

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How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

Getting divorced is the second most stressful life event a person can experience, and it’s second only to a parent experiencing the death of their child.  Divorce is stressful for many reasons one of which is the financial impact it has on everyone. A common question that people ask us – sometimes before they even [..]

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Tips for Sending Your Kid Back to School, Post-Divorce

Back to school is right around the corner. If you’re recently divorced, or not so recently divorced, here’s some tips to ace sending your kid back to school: Use an App. Agree with your ex-spouse to use an app to communicate important school activities with each other.  Apps are great – especially if you’re still [..]

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Know Your Lawyer

Some clients ask us whether we represent men or women in divorces, primarily.  It’s a fair question and one that you may want to ask any lawyer you consider hiring.  Our practice is truly about 50-50 in that we represent men in divorces about as often as we represent women.  In the case of same-sex [..]

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Hire a Lawyer You Think You Can Work With

Getting a divorce can be stressful, really stressful.   The lawyer you hire should, at the very least, not compound your stress.   Keep this in mind when you first meet with a lawyer.  That first meeting is a chance for you to evaluate the lawyer and figure out if it’s a person you think you could [..]

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