Creating a Good Divorce Parenting Plan for Your Children

There are no conversations more poignant or heartfelt than those in which you and the other parent discuss how you will take care of your children during and after the divorce. When your children were born, you imagined parenting with your spouse … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions and Divorce

The winter solstice and the start of a new year are catalysts for many people who want to resolve to do things differently. We’ve all tried to set goals to make improvements. We are going to exercise more, eat differently, stop spending … [Read more...]

Organizing Child Support in Divorce-Part 2

The prior post, "Organizing Child Support in Divorce-Part 1," introduces the concepts of child support in divorce. It also explains the "percentage" portion of child support. To calculate that portion, the focus is on the total number of children … [Read more...]

Organizing Child Support in Divorce-Part 1

One of the scariest parts of ending a marriage is the worry about financial security.Each person wants to create a comfortable home for themselves and their children. When couples discuss how they are going to share money between them, there are … [Read more...]

The Gray Divorce: Baby Boomers at 50 and Beyond

As with so many of life's assumptions, Baby Boomers are busting through many of the myths regarding aging. Now entering their 50's and 60's, Baby Boomers consider this period the “youth of our old age.” The notion of “until death do us part” has … [Read more...]

The Wolf Is At the Door—Sharing Money in Divorce

An elderly Cherokee Native American was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, “A fight is going on inside me. It is a terrible fight, and it is between two wolves. One wolf is evil—he is fearful, angry, jealous and negative. … [Read more...]

How to Begin the End of Your Marriage

The phone rings, and the caller speaks. “I’m calling to get more information about the divorce mediation process.” “My husband just told me he wants to end our marriage, and I don’t know what to do.” “We both agree we need to end our marriage. … [Read more...]