You may have wondered why, as a family lawyer, I post so much related-but-not-legal stuff about separation. For a start, when it comes to the legal solutions, I can speak very generally about different situations and how the law is applied, and sometimes … [Read more...] about Family Law is a delicate and intricate web of emotional, psychological, financial and legal matters.
Divorce Is Not A Scary Word
If you and your spouse have decided to separate, and you are starting to have conversations about dividing your property, there are a number of ways to reach an agreement about how you will divide your property: Private … [Read more...] about Tips for Mediation: Know Your Numbers..
As the holidays come to an end, and a new year starts, it has become a really common process for many to reflect on the year that was and consider how we might like our lives to be different in the year that lay ahead of us. Goals are set, resolutions … [Read more...] about 7 Tips to Prepare Emotionally and Financially for Separation.
I think it’s fair to say that communication problems exist in even the strongest relationships – we all have different ways of interpreting the same information through tone, verbal and non-verbal messaging. The message we hear is not always the same as … [Read more...] about 3 tips for better communication with your ex.
I want to start this one by saying, I don’t pretend to be any kind of employment law expert and I can’t provide specific employment law advice. In the interests of full disclosure, I didn’t even do a subject on HR/IR/Employment law at university – from … [Read more...] about Flexible work arrangements and why they are good for families.
So - my kids are 5, 4 and 2. A couple of them know Christmas is coming, but they don't know a whole lot about it, save that it's a bit of an exciting time of year where mummy doesn't do any work, daddy doesn't build or fix anything (except toys of … [Read more...] about Christmas is…
An introvert is a person who has a preference for calm, minimally stimulating environments; and who has a tendency to feel drained after socializing. Generally, introverts regain their energy by spending time alone. There is a continuum of introversion … [Read more...] about 9 tips for networking for introverts.
Last week, I spoke at a law conference like no other (it's called the Retreat - and it's all about making lawyers' experiences in LawLand more positive and enjoyable). I spoke about my experience of thriving in law…. In fact, my talk was called … [Read more...] about Being an introverted lawyer.