9 Steps to Keep Your Divorce Fees Down In my 25+ years of mediating family law and divorce matters, I’ve seen thousands of divorces successfully complete. Some of my most complex marital estates manage to finish in a few months with only two or three, two-hour meetings while other less complex matters take three years or more and countless scheduled and delayed meetings, emails, and … [Read more...] about Divorce Cost Inflators
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A former mediation client writes: I recently received a stimulus check of $1200 and I’m wondering if the $600 I received for [our child] should be divided and sent to [her Father] or will he receive his own check as well?How should we handle this sort of situation? This is a familiar question these days. And it may be of more interest if/when the next stimulus, proposed to be $2,000 each, … [Read more...] about Will The Stimulus Affect My Child Support?
Thinking about divorce is emotionally stressful. This stress is compounded when you have limited finances and are struggling to simply pay your monthly expenses. It can feel as if you are stuck with no real solution. The good news is there are ways for you to move forward while minimizing the cost of the divorce. Work Towards Reaching Agreement Before you scoff at the idea of agreeing with … [Read more...] about Minimizing the Cost of Divorce
Robert McNamara, former Secretary of Defense during the 1960s, was the subject of a documentary film called The Fog of War. The title derives from the military concept of the "fog of war" depicting the difficulty of making decisions in the midst of conflict. The same challenge happens to divorcing couples. The ‘fog of war’ can affect decision making leading to an escalation of … [Read more...] about What Does it Mean To Have a Child-Centered Divorce?