Monthly Archives: January 2014

divorce health stress

Staying Healthy Through a Divorce Proceeding

According to the Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory, divorce is the second-most stressful life event, just after the death of a spouse; separation is the third-most stressful event. This means that separation and divorce can actually...
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How To Deal Successfully With A Former Spouse

A recent news story about a man who was arrested for allegedly trying to have his former spouse killed over child support brings attention to an often-ignored area of divorce law: the after effects....
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Things You Should Do Before Divorce

Before you file for divorce, there are steps you can take to minimize the financial and emotional impact of your separation and the legal end of your marriage.  Here are some tips from the...
handle a difficult ex

How to Handle a Difficult Ex

Handling an ex is problematic enough without negativity on their part toward you. This is especially true when that negativity is voiced to your children or you are run down in front of them....
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Put Down the Social Media and Save Your Divorce

It is almost insurmountably tempting to lash out at a former spouse, especially when you are going through a divorce.  In fact, some people simply find it impossible to refrain from attacking the soon-to-be-ex,...
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Raising Happy Children Post-Divorce

If you ask any attorney who works in the field of divorce, “What is the biggest mistake clients make during or after a divorce?” the reply would probably be, “Involving their children.” It is...
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The Five Don’ts of Divorce and Custody

When it comes to divorce and child custody, there are as many things you should not do as things you should do.  It is very important that you understand what not to do so...
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How to Negotiate a Retirement Settlement

One of the things that may be overlooked until it becomes a problem in any divorce settlement is the question of retirement accounts.  Particularly if you are young, this may seem so far in...