Three Ways People Lose Custody of Their Children!

There is lots of talk about things to do to make your custody case better, but let’s talk about what you can do to destroy it. These are the “don’ts“ to keep in mind if you are heading into this kind of dangerous territory. First, are obvious things people know like do not physically abuse …

Keep the Kids Out of It! Take it From the Kardashian-Wests.

Be your other parent’s biggest cheerleader – even when things are tough between you. Divorce for children is one of the hardest things a person can go through. Whether you want the divorce or not, disentangling yourself from the other party will never fully happen while you have children together. Accept and embrace this because …

Child Support is Overwhelming – Leave it to Your Legal Team!

Many people think establishing child support is going to be a nightmare. You think this is going to be the thing that causes the most friction between you and your ex. You do not know how you are going to ever get them to pay. You do not know how much money they make. Where …

Shared Parenting – Finding the Stretch Time!

Spending time away from your kids when you first get divorced can be extremely hard. You are used to being under the same roof and having them with you. Sharing time with the other parent can seem almost unthinkable. My kid is going to be gone for the weekend! My kids are going to be …

Introducing New Partners to The Kids: Best Practices

When you have children, you and your ex-spouse will be intertwined one way or another likely for the rest of your lives. Your former spouse or partner will likely move on to a new relationship and so will you. There are many things that can be tough already, but when your children are involved, it …

Getting Started with Financials in Divorce

Financials are one of the most hotly contested parts of a divorce. Financial issues are often a big part of why a marriage fails so this should come as no surprise. You can get a jump on the stressful process of unraveling your financial picture by gathering the following financials in advance of starting your …

Tick Tock! Clock Ticking on Your Relationship?

Is the clock ticking on your relationship? Maybe things have not been great for a while. Some days are better than others, but you live parallel lives. Something is not right, but perhaps you do not really want to know what that is. You think you are happy enough to make it work and don’t …

New Year, Best You! Living Your Best Life in 2022.

Forget about “new year, new you!” The truth is that you really do not need to create a “new you“ this year. You don’t need a “Happy New Year”, good luck, or a resolution to focus on your health and live your best life! You have been through two years of a crazy pandemic coupled …

Holiday Self-Care

The holidays are synonymous with images of good times, parties, and family gatherings. All things merry and bright, right? Sure, that is the goal but what you see on Facebook or Instagram, in a commercial, or in other people’s photos, is not always so simple as a reality for everyone. I am here to tell …

OK, We Are Divorced. How Do We Support Our Kids?

Having divorced parents can be the very best or one of the very worst things for your children. It’s not often that there’s an in-between. The good news is that you and your former spouse largely control what experience your children have. The good parts of divorce for children. Often when people are in a …

Creating the Right Parenting Plan for Your Family is Crucial

If you are going through divorce or separation, you might be wondering what your parenting plan should look like. You may even wonder what a parenting plan is! A parenting plan is the court order that sets forth where your children will be and when. There are temporary and final plans, each serving different needs. A parenting plan …

Top 3 Common Big Divorce Mistakes To Avoid

When it comes to divorce, there are some mistakes that people make which can be undone. On the other hand, the saying goes that you can’t un-ring a bell and certain mistakes function like an alarm going off and represent a bell that can never be silenced. Avoid these common mistakes and you will find …