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Divorce Money Fright

Frightened of divorce? Probably one of the scariest things about divorce is the fear of the unknown. I have had clients with high debts, low income which results in serious cash flow problems. How will they exist on one income … Continue reading

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Is it Really Possible to Money in Divorce?

Often, the answer is absolutely “Yes!” If you and your spouse are willing to communicate and jointly resolve your issues on your own, or with a mediator, you certainly can save on the expenses for costly attorneys  and other experts. … Continue reading

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The Deadbeat Spouse – Is It Always the Man?

During my mediation career, I have seen many men who were supposed to be deadbeats. Some had pretty much given up looking for jobs or working in their businesses. Sometimes they truly were the drunks or loafers. Some engaged in … Continue reading

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Remember the Pets!

The beloved family dogs or cats are often overlooked in a divorce. I think it is really important to address the family pets upfront in mediation or during the divorce. Couples are often focused on the emotions of divorce, deciding … Continue reading

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Lonely Hearts Club – Automatic Enrollment For Those Over Age 50?

Some years ago, I remember hearing that women were more likely to be killed in an airplane crash (or other any other forgettable but statistically unlikely event) than they were to remarry after age 50. Wasn’t that an uplifting and … Continue reading

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Do Broken Promises Equal Broken Hearts?

Having a spouse or partner in your life doesn’t necessarily mean that you will have a great Valentine’s Day. You think your V-Day is/was difficult? Consider the situation of a young woman in Boulder, Colorado a few years ago. Her current … Continue reading

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Divorce – Should you Make a Clean Sweep?

January is often a time that people decide to implement the changes that they may have been considering for some time. I often find that divorce appointments increase after the first of the year. Now that that holidays are over, … Continue reading

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Where Do I Begin?

One of the questions I most often receive from clients who is “My spouse and I have decided to get a divorce, so where do I begin?”  I usually suggest that clients begin gathering all of their financial data and … Continue reading

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New Year is Often Time for a New Start

It is the New Year and it seems like people who held off from making major changes or decisions in their lives begin to make some movement.  Some begin making the changes, and others begin exploring the pros and cons … Continue reading

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The Changing Reasons for Divorce

Experts have said that the two biggest reasons for divorce are money and sex for first marriages, and blended family issues for second marriages.  I am not a therapist, and although I do not inquire about “what went wrong” with … Continue reading

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