Achieving a Diplomatic Divorce

2019-04-30T08:38:12-07:00April 30th, 2019|Divorce, Family Law|

You probably already know this, but divorce is never easy. Despite what you see in films and television, love and marriage aren’t always forever, and very rarely is a divorce a mutual endeavor. One side is inevitably going to be hurt by the other’s decision to leave. This does not mean, however, that a divorce [...]

Movies to Help You Through Your Divorce

2017-10-24T08:31:43-07:00October 24th, 2017|Custody, Divorce, Family Law|

Still from "War of the Roses" With so much advice coming from all different directions — friends, family, lawyers, blogs — stress and confusion can keep you from making the most rational, logical decisions when going through a divorce. Sometimes it’s best to get out of your own head for a few hours, [...]

Managing a Divorce When Children Are Involved

2017-09-26T08:16:34-07:00September 26th, 2017|Divorce|

Divorce is hard on everyone involved, but no more so than the children. Because children are dependent on the parents to feel protected, a divorce can conjure up feelings of fear, anger and guilt — fear of change and an unknown future, anger over not having any control over the situation, and guilt over believing [...]

Conscious Uncoupling – Removing the Stigma of Divorce

2017-08-29T18:07:29-07:00August 29th, 2017|Divorce, Pop Culture|

No one likes to admit it, but marriage takes a lot of work. When both parties are incapable of putting forth the effort, a relationship can spoil rather quickly, making one feel as if they failed in their commitments. The majority of relationships that quote-unquote fail, though, aren’t really failures at all; it’s simply a [...]

Jolie-Pitt and Custody In A Divorce

2017-07-25T08:33:20-07:00July 25th, 2017|Custody, Divorce, Family Law, Pop Culture|

Courtesy theimagedirect.com In September 2016, Angelina Jolie shocked the world when she filed for divorce from long-time partner, Brad Pitt. Though the couple had only been married for two years, they had been a recognized couple for over ten, and never publicly showed any cracks in their relationship. But according to initial reports, [...]

The 411 on Spousal Support

2017-06-27T08:27:52-07:00June 27th, 2017|Divorce, Estate Planning - Wills, Trusts, and Probate, Family Law|

Marriage is considered by most to be a blessed event that binds two lives together. But no matter how much we all want to believe in happily ever after, the hard, cold truth is that a healthy percentage of marriages in the U.S. fail within fifteen years. No matter the reason — including age, family [...]