ending a marriage

Closing The Chapter: 13 Tips for Financial Security Post Divorce

There are all kinds of guidelines for recovering emotionally from the dissolution of your marriage. But what about your finances? What steps should you take to safeguard your credit, establish new credit, protect your dependents, etc.? I can tell you horror stories about the errors people have made (or rather the remedial actions they have …

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First Comes Love, Then Comes…What?

For those of us who care about the nature of human relationships in an age when the complexities of both building and also restructuring them can seem overwhelming, this article from The Economist is a must-read. Although filled with a plethora of information, it raises more questions than it answers. Where is the institution of marriage headed? …

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The Worst Way to End a Marriage

Did my headline catch your eye? “The Worst Way to End a Marriage” I lecture often about the horrors of traditional courtroom divorce and compare its negative effects to the positive aspects of cooperative and collaborative divorce. I always tell the story of how my parents were divorced when I was seven years old. “My mother …

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Ending a Marriage in the Strangest Way Possible

Our clients do the oddest things while they struggle in the grip of the emotional tempest created by divorce. When they choose the traditional divorce option, going to court, there is no professional involved in the process to help address this intense stress, and the sometimes consequent inability to make decisions rationally. Last week, I …

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