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Approaching Divorce: Balancing Logic and Emotions

While there are two schools of thought on how to approach divorce, there is a third option that recognizes the importance of acknowledging the layers upon layers of feelings that can impact the rational choices that need to be made. Let’s explore these three approaches as well as some tools that can help you be […]
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10 Myths About Divorce That You Should Never Fall For

If you have found yourself googling “divorce lawyer near me”, this message is for you: clarity is power – understanding what actually applies in your unique situation will help you make decisions in your own best interest. That being said, it’s time for us to bust some of the misconceptions around the divorce process by […]
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Keeping Your Dignity and Grace During Divorce

Divorce can completely disassemble all you’ve known and worked toward. It can put you in places you never wanted to visit and make you set up camp. It can create crazy from calm and havoc from order. There will be not-so-good decisions, there will be judgment, and there will be bad days. But they will […]
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There Is No Single Route to Divorce: Know Your Options

Divorce doesn’t have to be a contentious, expensive battle. Knowing your options so you can select the method that best suits your situation, your family, and your budget can save you from many headaches. Here’s why the process you pick drives everything during, and in many ways after your divorce. Couples often don’t know they […]
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How to Divorce Without Hurting Your Kids

Divorce can be a complicated, involved process for any family. But when you have kids in the mix, it can become even more complex. You want your children to feel secure and loved throughout the process, but how do you do that? It’s essential to keep in mind that divorce isn’t just about two adults […]
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What is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and why do I need one?

Divorce is hard enough without having to worry about the financial repercussions. That’s where a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA) comes in. A CDFA® is a specialist trained to help you navigate the financial challenges of divorce. Here’s what you need to know about CDFAs® and why you should consider working with one. If you’re […]
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How to co-parent happy and healthy kids after divorce

Establish rules and guidelines for co-parenting  Brene Brown says that rules are guidelines, not weapons. So when it comes to rules for co-parenting, think of them as guideposts to help you and your ex find your way to be the best parents to your children. Of course, every family is different, so you’ll want to […]
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