Seven Emotional Milestones of Divorce

Divorcing is a difficult process filled with strong emotions and chaotic thoughts.  The majority of divorces are filed by women and the initiator is in a different emotional state compared with their jilted spouse. However, both experience similar emotional milestones...

11 common divorce tricks

How to avoid 11 common tricks during a divorce Couples going through a divorce often feel threatened and angry.  The severe emotional pain can start them thinking about getting even with their spouse by playing some dirty tricks on him/her. What can you do when this...

Why I do only Collaborative Divorces

Nine reasons why Collaborative Divorce is the preferable choice As an experienced attorney, I could focus on litigated divorces, do only collaborative divorce cases, or accept both types of cases.  On average, a litigated divorce case would earn a much larger fee than...

Divorce and Mental Illness

One quarter of all Americans suffer from some sort of mental illness.  Emotional disorders range from mild anxiety and depression through severe schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Mental disorders can cause relationship problems and lead to divorce.  There are special...

10 Signs I Need a Divorce

Been thinking about divorce, but aren’t certain whether you need one?  Being uncertain about getting a divorce is normal.  There’s no right answer, because you can’t be sure you’re making the right choice.  The best you can do is review the positives and negatives in...

How to get your spouse out of the house

5 questions to ask when deciding who gets to keep the house “I want my spouse out of our house–what should I do?”  That’s a frequent question I hear in my collaborative divorce practice.  Unless there is evidence of family violence, it’s difficult to force a spouse...