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    Dads and Divorce – What Today’s Fathers Need to Know Before Entering the Courtroom Dads and Divorce – What Today’s Fathers Need to Know Before Entering the Courtroom

    Dads and Divorce – What Today’s Fathers Need to Know Before Entering the Courtroom

Dads and Divorce – What Today’s Fathers Need to Know Before Entering the Courtroom

 

By Alesia Vick 

Information presented in this article is for informational purposes only and is not to be considered legal advice.

Some time ago in the 1990s, family law attorneys got wise to the idea that fathers needed “more specialized” representation in the legal system when it came to divorce, child support, and child custody. Thus the idea of father’s rights or dad’s rights attorneys, those who focus on representing fathers, was birthed. So, what happened prior to the 1990s? Were fathers unfairly viewed in the legal system, or […]

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    Divorce and Your Finances – The Benefits of Working with a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ Divorce and Your Finances – The Benefits of Working with a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™

    Divorce and Your Finances – The Benefits of Working with a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™

Divorce and Your Finances – The Benefits of Working with a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™

By Allison Peterson, Financial Advisor, CDFA™

It is traumatic enough to suffer through the emotional strains of a marriage breaking up without adding to it the unknowns of where you will wind up down the road financially.

So many couples who don’t take advantage of professional financial advice make huge mistakes in formulating a settlement simply because they don’t realize that there are a variety of options to keep things fair and equitable.

The most common areas easily misunderstood during the process include:

  • Personal vs. marital property
  • Valuing and dividing property
  • Retirement and pensions
  • Spousal and […]
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    Why Attorneys Should Consider Referrals to a Certified Divorce Coach Why Attorneys Should Consider Referrals to a Certified Divorce Coach

    Why Attorneys Should Consider Referrals to a Certified Divorce Coach

Why Attorneys Should Consider Referrals to a Certified Divorce Coach

By David Barry J.D., MSW, LSW, CDC®

 

  • Attorneys are busy people; matrimonial attorneys particularly so.  Their success depends upon, among other things, adding value, working cost-effectively and being a problem solver. Through collaboration with a Certified Divorce Coach, a matrimonial attorney can significantly enhance their ability to be that value-adding, cost effective problem solver for their clients.

 

  •  Clients come to matrimonial attorneys with a variety of needs, only some of which are legal in nature.  One of the ways a matrimonial attorney adds value to those […]
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    Divorce Mediation or Divorce Litigation – Which Will Work Best for You? Divorce Mediation or Divorce Litigation – Which Will Work Best for You?

    Divorce Mediation or Divorce Litigation – Which Will Work Best for You?

Divorce Mediation or Divorce Litigation – Which Will Work Best for You?

An attorney explains in simple language the difference between dissolving your marriage by retaining a lawyer or working with a mediator.

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1. What is Divorce Mediation?

Divorce mediation is a voluntary, confidential and structured process in which spouses who are seeking divorce come together in a safe, comfortable setting and communicate with the help of a Mediator “a trained neutral”. Discussions take place in an environment that fosters open communication and covers all the necessary issues that need to be addressed […]