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Divorce and Financial Survival

Divorce and Financial Survival

No one gets married with the expectation of getting divorced someday. Regrettably, though, divorce rates are expected to continue climbing. Divorce affects all areas of your life, including your financial health, and can result in significant challenges.

If you're struggling through a divorce, there are several things you can do to minimize the negative effects on your finances.

Consider these options to help you financially survive a divorce:

1. Come to an agreement on how to divide your assets. A particularly difficult thing in any divorce is the decision of who gets what. You and your spouse both may have an economic and emotional investment in almost everything, from the house to the art collection you acquired together.

  • It really is beneficial to avoid having the lawyers get involved in the process. Once the legal system is formally involved, the process is much more expensive and financially and emotionally draining.

2. Try mediation....

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Co-Parenting After Divorce

divorce Jun 20, 2020

As a family law lawyer, I have been involved in some pretty catastrophic cases as well as some cases that went pretty seamlessly.  Today, I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you my knowledge and experience from my law practice on the topic of co-parenting after divorce.

Co-parenting after a divorce can provide children with the stability, consistency, and the understanding that children need to cope with divorce.  Many children commonly describe divorce as the most traumatic experience that they have ever lived through.  But co-parenting is not easy, in fact, it is very difficult, even in the best of circumstances.

People are complicated individuals.  Part of what makes people so complicated are our emotions, but  it is also the part that makes people great, and the part that makes people not so great.  To complicate matters further, there are a lot of emotions that people can experience especially when going through a divorce.  These...

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