I know this can be a stressful time of year, particularly if it is the first Christmas since you separated. You just haven’t had the energy to approach your ex and discuss whether the current arrangements you have in place will work over the holiday … [Read more...] about 7 simple ways to enjoy Christmas after separation.
Divorce Is Not A Scary Word
"I just need you to witness my signature on a financial agreement, it will only take 5 minutes". In recent weeks, I have had quite a few conversations about financial agreements that start this way.. … [Read more...] about Should you have a financial agreement?
As I sat down at my computer trying to be grateful that our dishwasher repair-man has taken our dishwasher away (again) to fix it (again) when he said it was a 15 minute, in-house job, I discovered that today is “World Gratitude Day”. And I started … [Read more...] about 12 reasons to be grateful for your divorce.
I know you. Right now, you’re standing at the edge of the precipice. You're about to make that difficult and life-changing decision to end your relationship. It’s keeping you up at night and you are consumed by the decision. I know you are reluctant to … [Read more...] about 12 things to do when you decide to separate.
Once you have made the difficult decision to separate, you want to find yourself a good family lawyer who will give you clear, straightforward and practical advice. You want to know what steps you should (and maybe shouldn’t) take next and get some … [Read more...] about 6 tips to finding the best divorce lawyer for you
When you decide to use a lawyer, you know that you’re paying someone to take over worrying about your problem for you, help you find solutions and to achieve outcomes so that you can move your life forward with confidence. You want us to focus on the … [Read more...] about 8 tips to getting the most out of your legal fees
When someone comes to see me for advice about a property settlement, they usually tell me they just want what is fair. When I ask what fair looks like to them, the most common answer is: 50%. There is a preconceived idea that a just and equitable … [Read more...] about Fair is not always equal.
Every year since your kids were born you have loved seeing their excited faces when they wake up Christmas morning to find their presents under the Christmas tree. You didn't see the kids for Christmas last year. So what will happen this year? … [Read more...] about Is too early to think about Christmas with your kids?