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How NOT to Hire Your First (or Next) Divorce Lawyer

Divorce Advice – How NOT to Hire Your First (or Next) Divorce Lawyer You’ve all seen them, I know – ads by divorce lawyers on why you should hire them.  You’ve probably read articles in newspapers or magazines about how to pick the right attorney.  I mean, if you’re getting divorced you have to get this right, right? Not necessarily.  …

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You Better Think – Divorce Advice

YOU BETTER THINK So begin the lyrics to one of Aretha Franklin’s biggest hits.  Was a great song and is good advice to any of you contemplating getting a divorce.  As human beings we are not mere creatures of instinct, driven by unreasoning passion.  We have the capacity for thoughtfulness.  And if you’re seriously considering divorce, then thoughtfulness is one …

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I’m Getting Divorced – Do I Have to Move Out of My House?

Like many divorce situations, this is not a simple “yes” or “no”.  In some divorces, one spouse moves out voluntarily – sometimes before a case is filed.  In some divorces, spouses are able to stay in the house together while working through the issues in the cases. Whether you or your spouse moves out – and when – depends on …

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SENIOR CITIZENS AND DIVORCE

I have a good friend who says that the divorce calculator only subtracts and divides.  It does not add and multiply.  That’s not entirely true, because spouses who divorce do divide their incomes by half, but then they compensate by multiplying their monthly expenses by two. And halving income but doubling expenses is just the financial bad karma of divorce, …

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WHY DOES COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE WORK?

Why does collaborative divorce work? The answer depends on who you ask. Lawyers may say it works because it gets the lawyers and judges out of the way. Clients may say it works because of the control it gives them over their divorces, estates and children. Neutral professionals may say it works because they can bring their one-on-one expertise to …

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THE FIVE GREAT FEARS OF DIVORCE

In 1941, a few months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt spoke of the Four Freedoms – freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want and freedom from fear. In World War II, the Japanese army operated in China under what has come to be known as the Three All’s – kill all, burn all and …

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