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‘I’m hoping for justice’: former wife of Russian oligarch fights for £5bn

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Natalia Potanina seeks half of Vladimir Potanin’s fortune, which is allegedly hidden behind complex corporate structuresThree years ago, Natalia Potanina was married to one of Russia’s richest men. She lived in a classical mansion near Moscow, not unlike Versailles. Holidays were spent in the Mediterranean and Cap d’Antibes on one of two luxury yachts.Now, however, Potanina has fallen on the oligarchic equivalent of hard times after a bitter public battle with her (more...)

Four Christmases: Tips for Adult Children of Divorce Parents

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10 Tips to Help You Cope if You Have to Spend your Holidays with Divorced Parents

Her Mentor Center: Holidays after Divorce

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Seven Tips to Celebrating the Holidays after a Divorce

Ways to Manage a Shared Family Calendar

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Ways to Manage a Shared Family CalendarThu, 05/12/2016 - 16:46 Staying on top of a busy schedule can be a real pain, especially when your schedule involves more than just things you have to do. Kids at any age often have a lot on their plates, but they aren't always the ones held responsible for managing their own agendas. Parents, on the other hand, are the ones who are in charge of making sure (more...)

Talking to Teens About Divorce

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Talking to Teens About DivorceTue, 05/10/2016 - 16:44 Raising a teenager can be a complicated experience for any parent. Teens crave independence but are still very reliant on their parents. While they want to break away from their childhood identity and routine, they still crave the stability of home. When stability in the home is shaken up by an impending divorce, a teen's world can be quickly flipped upside down. The way that parents (more...)

Managing a Healthy Blended Family

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Managing a Healthy Blended FamilyTue, 05/17/2016 - 16:28
Blended families, or stepfamilies, consist of partners with children from one or more different relationships. Being part of a blended family can be both difficult and fulfilling at the same time. On one hand, it can take quite some time for all members of your newly blended family to feel comfortable together and trust each other. On the other hand, it creates an opportunity to (more...)

How to Make a Custody Plan Work

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How to Make a Custody Plan WorkThu, 05/26/2016 - 17:28 There's a lot that goes into a custody plan. Following an everyday parenting time schedule, dividing time over the holidays, and driving the kids back and forth between homes are just a few of the things that go into making a custody plan work; however, there are many other factors involved in maintaining the plan. Sometimes, it may seem like an impossible task to (more...)

6 Common Mistakes Divorced Parents Make

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I was about three years old when my parents got divorced. I never knew what it was like to live in a home with two parents. The only marriages I witnessed were their second ones to my stepparents. That was my reality. The idea of ex-husbands and ex-wives getting along and being friends was an alien concept to me. It did not exist in my world; thus, as a child, I believed that reality did not exist anywhere else. (more...)

Father’s Day Tips for Divorced Dads and Moms

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Father’s Day can be a difficult holiday for single parents – especially when it’s the first time that your children will celebrating without their parents together.
Whether you’re a divorced father hoping to make Father’s Day special for your kids or a father who will be spending the day alone – perhaps still fighting for custody or visitation rights – our expert bloggers will help you understand what steps you need (more...)

Child Support and Custody Laws

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When you divorce, child support and custody issues are some of the most painful aspects of the split. They can put your child through extremely difficult and traumatic situations and even further strain the relationship between formerly loving couples. Understanding the custody laws in South Carolina can greatly reduce the strain and problems a couple can encounter when dealing with visitation, support and other issues that arise regarding your children as you complete your divorce.
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