Regardless of whether you choose to conduce a Collaborative Divorce or go the route of the courts, I would encourage anyone pursuing a separation or divorce to make sure they have some credit in their name. I’ve had numerous clients come to see me over the years that don’t have access to credit cards, and … Read more
Here is a great video, prepared by Neil Denny, that describes the Collaborative Divorce Process in a clear and articulate way.
This is the sixth in a series of tips I am publishing to help people who are considering separating from their spouse or divorce. While I believe strongly in the collaborative divorce process, there are times where you must take steps to protect yourself. This series is meant to help you protect your legal rights … Read more
Whether you are considering a Collaborative Divorce (which I recommend) or an “old school” divorce, which only really benefits the lawyers involved, I would strongly suggest that you start to develop your budget. One of the great things about the Collaborative process is that this budget will be “forward looking” as opposed to “backward looking”. … Read more
Although I believe strongly that the collaborative process is the right approach for nearly all divorcing couples, I can understand that when you first begin thinking about divorce, the gut reaction is going to be to circle the wagons and get ready. That is why I have included photocopying the financial records as tip #4. … Read more
In this third of a series of “How to Prepare for Divorce” Tips, I recommend that you begin gathering information about your families finances. One of the primary functions of the divorce process is to make a division of the assets and debts of the marriage. In order to get a fair division, you must … Read more
This is the second in a series of “How to Prepare for Divorce” tips that I will be publishing in the next week or two. Today’s tip involves a discussion of collaborative divorce, and whether you have considered choosing this route over the more traditional (and expensive) process of using the courts to resolve your … Read more
This is the first of a series of tips that I will be posting on how to prepare yourself for separating from your spouse, and ultimately, finalizing your divorce. Today’s tip focuses on finding the right lawyer for your case – and specifically considering a lawyer that focuses their practice on the collaborative divorce process. … Read more