This Christmas, life might look a little different to last year – and that’s okay! You might be wondering how to survive the Christmas period (spoiler alert: you will survive!) It might feel strange – and it may still feel raw, even if the separation … [Read more...] about Tips For Surviving Christmas After Separation.
Divorce Is Not A Scary Word
Most of my clients are committed to maintaining amicable and respectful separations, particularly those whose relationship will continue as co-parents. As part of that commitment, they want to try and resolve their financial separation, or property … [Read more...] about How to Negotiate Your Own Property Settlement.
Do you love to write? Letters? Stories? Lists? If you’re like me, you most likely write daily for work or to organise your home life – shopping lists, reminders, to-do lists.. typically these are things you must write in your diary or schedule to … [Read more...] about The benefits of journalling after separation.
Most people I speak to want to get their financial separation finished as quickly as possible. I get it! Unfortunately, the process can take awhile. The timeframe your financial separation takes will be determined by a few different factors. Some … [Read more...] about How long will my property settlement take?
If you are contemplating separation and wondering how to negotiate your financial settlement, or you have already separated and you are in the middle of negotiating your financial settlement yourself - you may be wondering: when should I see a family … [Read more...] about When is the “right” time to ask for help with your property settlement?
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.
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.