As Seen in the Huffington Post: When Is the Right Time to Divorce When You Have Children? Join the Conversation!

At some point after the wedding festivities died down, you woke up and realized that you'd made a mistake. After the infatuation faded you recognized that you didn't want to live with this person for … [Read more...]

Parenting Wrong in the Best Interests of the Kids

Some of the greatest moms and dads I know are also some of the worst parents I've ever seen. The worst offenders of that greatest bunch are the divorced moms and dads, because while they're trying so … [Read more...]

As Seen in the Huffington Post – 3 Must-Have Documents for the Post-Divorce You

It takes just one document, a marriage certificate, to get hitched. Most divorces, on the other hand, require a multitude of paperwork ... a petition for dissolution of marriage, answer to the … [Read more...]

School’s About to Start… Let the Hazing Begin!

For many college-bound freshmen, the start of the new school year is just around the corner. New freedom, new surroundings, and for most, new opportunities to meet new friends. This is an exciting … [Read more...]

As Seen in the Huffington Post – Why We’re So Proud of You … and of Us … on your Graduation Day

Tomorrow you will graduate from elementary school. Tomorrow we will all sit in little folding chairs in the cafeteria, watching proudly as you and your classmates line up and walk onto the stage to … [Read more...]

As Seen on the Huffington Post – Don’t Tell Your Father, Don’t Tell Your Mother: A Major Mistake in Co-Parenting

"Mom told me not to tell you." "Dad said this should be a secret just between us." Most of us cherish that special bond we hold just one-on-one with our child. That knowing look, the funny grin, … [Read more...]

As Seen in the Huffington Post – 3 Ways to Protect Your Personal Injury Award or Settlement from Your Divorce

What happens to your money from a personal injury award or settlement, when you divorce? The short answer is, "It depends." It depends on whether you live in a community-property or equitable … [Read more...]

As Seen in the Huffington Post – Don’t Call My Stepkids ‘Baggage!’ Your Trash Just So Happens to Be My Treasure

I met my husband late in life. Through the eyes of my mother's generation, I was the "old maid." Through the eyes of my own generation, I was among a small-but-growing group of women, who chose to … [Read more...]

As Seen in the Huffington Post … How Do Smart People Divorce?

When smart people divorce, they don't need a lawyer. They may want a lawyer, but they don't necessarily need one. It is my contention that when two intelligent, reasonable-minded individuals both want … [Read more...]

As Seen in the Huffington Post … The Best and Worst Things About Divorce During the Holidays

There are many clichés relating to divorce, which all seem to reverberate in hushed conversations and text messages. "Time heals all wounds." "Things will be better next year." "You deserve better." … [Read more...]