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Men are Always at Fault, Right?

In a divorce, one party often portrays their spouse as a villain. This stereotype has continued, and even grown over the years and even though many women have jobs, knowledge, access to information, and are empowered much more than in … Continue reading

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Don’t Sacrifice Your Future – Part One

The month of April is known to most Americans as “tax month”. In honor of this dubious distinction, I thought discussing some of the various divorce tax traps and issues would be useful to my readers. Have you heard the … Continue reading

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Just When You Think It is Safe To …

No, this is not the movie “Jaws.” However, it can be just as scary when it is getting close to the divorce becoming final. Being on the end stretch of the road to divorce does not mean that the track … Continue reading

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Divorce – Not a Bed of Roses But Doesn’t Need to Be the War of Roses

Do you remember the movie, “The War of the Roses”? Danny De Vito was the divorce attorney, who, while advising his client, told the client about the Roses and how their divorce descended into a downward spiral, culminating in a … 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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The Divorce Clean Sweep – More is Better!

More information, that is. If you have made the decision to divorce, the first of the year is an ideal time to begin gathering financial information. Such information is very helpful in projecting your present and post- divorce budgets. Moreover, … Continue reading

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New Year Resolution

During the 2014, I have seen a number of clients whose marriages are ending.  At the beginning of the process, my clients are often in emotional turmoil and unfamiliar with the legal system. Then, too, their uncertainty about their financial future often leaves them them … 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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Divorce and Pets

In my research on pets and divorce, most of the literature discusses people who have fought over the custody of their pets, and how the courts have handled those cases.  However, the pets are one of issues that I have … Continue reading

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