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    Using Your Parenting Plan For Summer Vacation Using Your Parenting Plan For Summer Vacation

    Using Your Parenting Plan For Summer Vacation

Using Your Parenting Plan For Summer Vacation

by R. Ortiz

Summer is that magical time in a child’s life when there is no school. For divorced dads, it usually means a switch in the child custody plan.

Planning family vacations and other key dates in your child’s summer lead to many questions such as when can we go on vacation, is there a maximum amount of days the kids can be gone, and are there restrictions on where we can go?

You’ll want to refer to your parenting plan as every single plan is written differently […]

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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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    Children, Divorce, and the Holidays: Minimizing the Effects of Divorce Children, Divorce, and the Holidays: Minimizing the Effects of Divorce

    Children, Divorce, and the Holidays: Minimizing the Effects of Divorce

Children, Divorce, and the Holidays: Minimizing the Effects of Divorce

by Greg Lenacher

Children treasure holiday traditions and they are grieving just as you are but they are not as well equipped to deal with the emotional turmoil that they are facing. Even if past holidays were marked by fighting and strife the children will remember only the good times. As the parent you should make this time of year as stress-free as possible for the children. In the paragraphs that follow I will outline some ways to make your first holiday season as a single parent […]

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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 […]