The Good Divorce

YOUR MARRIAGE MAY HAVE ENDED BUT YOUR FAMILY HASN’T. By Nicolle Kopping-Pavars Stacey and Jeff are recently separated and they are poised for a major court battle. Emotionally and financially, neither are seeing eye-to-eye, particularly Jeff who did not want to get...

Divorced Dating Getting Back Into the Scene

Most people are hesitant to get back into a relationship after their divorce has been finalized. After all, many divorces result in hurt feelings and you may need time to overcome those types of emotions. Divorced dating can be a tricky situation to get into. There is...

Divorce Mediation – The Less Painful Way

A divorce usually takes place between a husband and wife over some misunderstandings, extra marital affairs or just because they can’t tolerate each other. Sometimes, the divorce proceedings take months where there is lots of emotional and psychological pain the...

Questions

Is the marriage over once I begin divorce proceedings? The marriage is not over until a judge gives you a divorce order at the end of the process. Before you begin divorce proceedings, you may wish to consider whether marriage counseling could help you and your...

Collaborative Law

More and more attorneys and clients are turning to collaborative law because the adversarial system of justice often creates unnecessary grief and anger. Divorcing couples have four options for settling their issues: by themselves (the dining room table option); using...

Mediation

If you and your spouse cannot come to an agreement on your own,a mediator may be able to help you communicate better with each other and reach an agreement. Mediators are neutral third parties who can help you reach an agreement on a variety of issues, including...

Feel Better

Here are a number of tricks you can use to help you cope with your separation or divorce: Takes long drives at night to help you think. Music helps relieve the stress, but no sad songs are allowed. Exercise, it is a great stress reliever, generating endorphins to make...

Things were going great, until I met someone

It is not uncommon for a divorce that is going fairly well to suddenly resemble the very early days of the divorce crisis. There are a number of things that can spin a divorced family back into crisis mode, and that is often the case when a new love interest enters...

What to do when you EX just won’t go away

Some of you cannot get rid of your ex-spouse, divorce or no divorce. Some ex-spouse continue to show up at the house and spends excessive amounts of time there. Picture a woman, who allows her ex-husband to stay the night with their child in the child’s room....