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Divorcing Parents: Avoid Taking Your Divorce Drama To Court

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT divorce consequences for familiesYou’re getting divorced. It’s likely that one or both of you are angry, resentful, hurt, vindictive or any combination of other painful emotions. You want to lash out, to get back at your spouse or boost your own sense of esteem. Hiring the most aggressive litigious divorce lawyer you can find may seem like your smartest choice. Your ex is in for a fight! If you’re (more...)

How to Cope With Divorce And The Threat Of Suicide

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The risk of suicide increases significantly with divorce. Knowing how to respond if you, your STBX or your child becomes suicidal is critical.
How do you know when to take a suicide threat seriously?
Should you put the divorce on hold or promise not to divorce?
Is it your fault if your STBX ends their life?
As a divorce coach, I worked with a few clients whose STBX has chosen to end their life during the divorce process. It&(more...)

How Faith Can Help You Get Back On Track During Divorce

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Often people think about divorce as something destructive and stressful. Seeing the plans that you’ve built with your beloved being shattered is terrible to experience. And it is also frightening to be alone, not knowing how to start over.
Divorce can be compared to a metaphor of a shattered vase. As something destructive, it can also be the foundation to build something new. But it is really hard to make this happen when you don’t (more...)

Divorce Checklist – What To Do To Prepare for Your Divorce

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Divorce is a confusing and complicated process that can last longer than expected at times. While all that is required before filing for divorce is simply to be separated for one year from your spouse, there are numerous other things you will need to do to make sure you are protected. You will have to make difficult decisions in a short span of time. As such, here are some things you need to know or do to make this (more...)

The DivorceTown® Help and Hope Seminar/Financial Fundamentals of Divorce

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21 Feb, 2018

The DivorceTown® Help and Hope Seminar/Financial Fundamentals of Divorce
…Receive Financial, Emotional & Legal Support 
Friday, April 20, 2018: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PMOlive Garden2467 Cobb Parkway SESmyrna, GA 30080
LUNCH IS INCLUDED with your ticket purchase
Join us as we shine the spotlight on better ways to calm the chaos, find solutions, and connect the dots of divorce, as we help you make sense of (more...)

Tips for Mothers Going Through Legal Separation or Divorce

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
Once the initial shock settles down and the divorce becomes a reality, you start realizing that your life will change in many ways when you become a single woman once again. A realization like this can be actually scary for many. However, like many others, you will also get used to these new changes gradually. So do not lose your cool and be patient.
It is indeed a gutsy role to be a single (more...)

Questions To Ask Yourself Prior To Filing For Divorce

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
There are several cases where the divorce process is not easy at all. Rather, it can turn messy on several occasions. Whatever may be the reason for you to file the divorce; you should make this decision independent of emotions. In fact, such a step should be only taken after weighing all the options before you. Moreover, you should be all set to fight for the custody of your kids and your assets. While (more...)

What To Know About California Child Support

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
Child support is money which any court orders both parents or any one parent to pay to assist in paying for child (or children) support and the latter’s living expenses. The amount must be paid every month. Every California county has a family law facilitator to assist you for such activities. These services can be had for free. The facilitator helps in a number of ways like preparing the forms and explaining (more...)

When Going Through a Divorce, Take Care of Your Health!

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{2:18 minutes to read} Going through a separation or divorce can be incredibly stressful. People often find that in the coming days and weeks, they have more time on their hands that perhaps they didn’t before. The time that may have been spent with their spouse or children.
When deciding how to fill this time, don’t forget to take care of you. Surround yourself with people who can support you and in whom you (more...)

What You Need To Know About The New Tax Changes And Your Divorce

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Many people struggle with the financial details of their divorce especially if they weren’t the one managing the household finances but the recent tax law changes mean that it’s especially important for you to ask what you need to know about the new tax law changes and your divorce.
If your divorce was already in process last year and negotiations well underway, these changes may mean going back to the negotiation table before (more...)