7 May 2013 0 Comments

Making the Transition: Divorce to a New Life

ShareIs your once upon-a-time “forever” about to be over? Moving on after divorce means you need to open yourself to new experiences – look at things differently.  You, and only you, must take an active role in rebuilding your life.  A new life isn’t going to knock at your front door – you must go […]

10 April 2013 0 Comments

How to control your emotions during your divorce

Share As one divorce expert explains, emotion is stronger than thought. Even if we know we should have a measured response to something — particularly when it could affect other people such as our children – we sometimes are more or less overcome by feelings. It all comes down to brain activity and what areas […]

20 March 2013 0 Comments

Common mistakes to avoid in divorce proceedings

ShareCertain steps to take to avoid common mistakes in a divorce proceedings; Signing a legal agreement without understanding it completely, discussing it with a trusted friend, getting professional legal counsel, and carefully thinking it through. Letting emotions—guilt, loneliness, embarrassment, fear affect your decision making process. Confiding too much and to the wrong people. Not knowing […]

19 November 2012 0 Comments

Dealing with divorce

Share Divorce is probably one of the most stressful events in a person’s life – second only to the death of a loved one.  Divorce is always difficult.  Even an amicable divorce settlement can carry a lot of negative emotions. Most people going through a divorce feel angry, rejected, frustrated and bitter.  Emotions get in […]

15 June 2012 0 Comments

Marriage and debt

Share In today’s economy, most people are struggling to make ends meet.  A household is no longer a one-income family.  The wife can no longer afford to stay home with the children; she, too, must find a job. It is important to remember that you should not spend more than you make.  Never borrow money […]

23 April 2012 0 Comments

Helping women with divorce problems

Share When the husband has been the primary breadwinner during the marriage, divorce can inspire feelings of fear and anxiety for many women. The woman must now learn to be independent as she begins to rebuild her life after divorce.  In many cases, life is better after the divorce once legal steps are accomplished.  Some […]

12 April 2012 0 Comments

Divorce and your health

Share Studies show that not only does divorce wreak havoc on emotions and bank accounts; it also can have a long-lasting impact on your health. It continues to say that divorced people suffer from 20% more chronic illness than those who have not experienced divorce.  In addition, the physical effects may linger over time.  This […]

6 March 2012 0 Comments

Financial life after a divorce

ShareThe divorce decree may be signed, but is the divorce process really over?  Filing for divorce will change many aspects of your life and affect your future for a very long time. When the divorce court orders spousal support to be paid, both spouses should keep records in the event of a spousal dispute or […]

28 February 2012 0 Comments

Contemplating on a divorce?

SharePeople thinking about divorce often experience a combination of fear, anger, shock, denial and resentment.  It is not uncommon to fear being alone or have fears of having failed, not to mention fears of losing custody of your children and financial security.  It is scary when the unknown is in your future.  When fear takes […]

8 December 2011 0 Comments

Modifications

ShareWhen a divorce is final, the final decree will contain the basic details about support payments, including spousal and child, the amount and the duration.  Circumstances change all the time; a parent may be unable to meet his or her responsibilities due to significant changes in their lifestyle or financial situation – and that is […]