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Finding common ground with your ex

You and your ex have recently divorced. It’s not as simple as you both just going your separate ways now because you have young children. The court has signed off on a custody agreement and it’s now up to you both to make it work. You had many differences during your...

4 tips for effective co-parenting

Co-parenting can be a difficult task, but with a plan in place, it can be a lot smoother.  Here are some tips for effective co-parenting that can help make things easier for you and your child.  The importance of working together For children to thrive, it is...

5 questions to ask if your marriage is failing

People often change after marriage. You and your spouse likely see each other every day, which may reveal things you didn’t know about your spouse before marriage.  Marriage doesn't last for everyone. There may be signs that your marriage is failing. Asking the right...

2 ways divorce can actually improve your life

Many people are often under the assumption that their lives will be over after a divorce. Some people who have been married for decades may not know how to envision life without their spouse.  It can be troubling to have your entire world spun upside down – but you...

Smart money moves to take before filing for divorce

Divorce represents a huge transition in most people’s lives. While you may be ready to separate from your spouse, you should also plan for the financial aspect of this change.  Once you are divorced, you will be in a single-income household and in charge of all...

The advantages of a collaborative divorce

When many married individuals think of divorce, they immediately think of a protracted court battle. It doesn’t have to be that way.  Many couples can alter for a collaborative divorce. Here’s what you should know: What is a collaborative divorce? Collaborative...

The effect of divorce on adult children

When a divorce involves older people (commonly known as a gray divorce), its effects on the couple’s adult children are often overlooked or dismissed. In fact, it is not uncommon for adult children to be treated as third parties even though they are stakeholders in...