My Wife Had an Affair – And Now SHE Wants Spousal Support!

By Betsy Johnsen, JD Spousal support – sometimes called alimony – is based on many factors. In court a judge uses fourteen factors to determine how much money should be paid by one spouse to the other after a divorce. And the 14th factor is “other”! This means a judge...

Is It Possible to Have a “Good” Divorce?

By Larry Wilson, JD Clients oftentimes wonder whether it is possible for a couple to have a “good” divorce.  Divorce is perceived as costly, painful, expensive, conflicted and highly intrusive of privacy by those who have not had this experience before....

Ten Financial Things to Talk About Before You Get Married

By Lissa Rapoport, JD Getting married is a wonderful time in a couple’s journey.  People are happy, in love and ready to start a life together as a married couple.  This is actually the best time to talk about your respective expectations around what being...

Understanding Divorce Coaching

Results for "social security" What is a Divorce Coach? A Collaborative Divorce Coach is a licensed mental health professional who has experience in issues related to separation, divorce and remarriage. The coach has training and expertise in family dynamics,...

Child Specialist’s Role in the Collaborative Process

Results for "parent" The Child Specialist (CS) is a neutral party in the Collaborative Process and provides insight into the experience of the children in coping with the divorce.  With the Coaches, the CS can help the parents develop options for schedules...
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