I nearly always speak with the client first by phone before making an appointment. I want to understand a bit about their circumstances and some of the issues they are facing in their separation. I want to have some degree of confidence I will be … [Read more...] about How do you choose the family lawyer who is right for you?
Divorce Is Not A Scary Word
The joys of being a working parent.. we have had a super fun day celebrating my daughter's 4th birthday today. A month ago full of great intentions, I asked what sort of cake she would like.. she said a rainbow unicorn. I thought (foolishly) - … [Read more...] about Mother guilt. Parent guilt. Life guilt. Choose acceptance instead.
It may seem absurd to consider whether a separation or divorce can be "good". It is rarely a good thing. It is often a period filled with sadness, uncertainty and a myriad of other emotions. However, you might consider that a "bad" divorce is one where … [Read more...] about Six choices you can make that will help you have a healthy divorce.
In 2013, Sheryl Sandberg - the CEO of Facebook and author of "Lean In" (if you haven't read it, I really recommend you do) gave a speech to a class of school students graduating high school and asked them "what would you do if you weren't afraid?" An … [Read more...] about What would you do if you weren’t afraid?
In case you didn't know - we are getting very close to the international day of love... Valentines Day. Being single doesn't automatically mean you will feel sad and lonely. In fact, if you are like me, you're probably not a huge fan of the day single or … [Read more...] about 5 things to do on Valentines Day when you are separated.
Step one: Call and schedule an appointment. You have made the big decision to end your relationship. You can get advice even before you communicate that decision to your spouse so you know where you stand and what your options are. Your appointment is … [Read more...] about 3 things to do when you decide to separate.
I know this is not the direction you imagined your life taking, and you didn’t wish this for your children or your ex-. But here you are. You are a good person, a good parent and your ex- probably is too. But somewhere along the way, things … [Read more...] about How to survive your divorce. And yes, you will survive and thrive.
It might seem strange to be writing about a marriage and relationships and what makes them work on a divorce blog... however, did you know that one of the things I ask all my client's is whether there is a chance for reconciliation? I have, in the past, … [Read more...] about Money and love are not the same thing.