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The Psychotherapist’s Guide To Healing & Transformation After Divorce

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It’s intimidating to spill our guts to a stranger, even when that person is a highly trained and licensed professional. Many of us feel that making an appointment with a psychotherapist means that there is “something wrong” with us. Rachel Sussman allays any fears you might have about seeking counseling. Rachel is a licensed psychotherapist located in New York City, but she helps individuals and couples all over North America with (more...)

Mediation

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Mediation is the most common dispute resolution option; however, it is often misunderstood. Mediation allows you and your spouse to reach a fair settlement with the help of a third, neutral party called a mediator. Mediators, who can be lawyers, mental health professionals, clergy, or other professionals trained in alternative dispute resolution techniques, help you and your spouse identify and resolve issues. Basically, mediation is similar to sitting down to negotiate with the help of a referee.
The most (more...)

Life after Divorce

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When the Fight Continues
For many of our clients, receipt of the divorce decree closes the door on an unpleasant chapter in their lives. But for many others, the disputes and disagreements continue for years to come. If there are children involved, particularly, you need to recognize that you will, of necessity, be involved in some sort of relationship with your ex for the foreseeable future. With that involvement can come the potential for prolonged conflict, or the potential (more...)

The DivorceTown® Help & Hope Seminar

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The DivorceTown® Help and Hope Seminar
…Receive Legal, Financial & Emotional Support 
One Place, One Time
 
 
Friday, July 21, 2017: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Olive Garden: 2467 Cobb Parkway SE, Smyrna, GA  30080Lunch is Included!  
Join us as we shine the spotlight on better ways to calm the chaos, find solutions, and connect the dots of divorce.
Who Should Attend? 
Individuals – men & women – (more...)

Saying Goodbye to YOUR Family Home?

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Here we are… in the middle of summer, in the middle of the year and maybe you or a loved one finds himself in the middle of a divorce.  Maybe you’ll soon be in the middle of an emotional move from the family home.
It could be that selling the marital home is the only way both parties will be able to afford new housing.  Perhaps it’s just not possible to meet (more...)

Understanding Divorce & Innocent Joint Tax Filer Relief

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Both you and your registered domestic partner or spouse assume tax paying responsibility when you file California joint tax return. Responsibility is also assumed for applicable interest and penalties. If you meet a few specific legal requirements, you could qualify for relief from payment of part or all of tax liability.
Traditional Innocent Joint Filer Relief
It is possible to qualify for relief from the assessed additional tax, interest and penalties when you satisfy the following conditions like filing (more...)

What Are The Best Ways To Document Mediated Agreements?

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Guest post by John Butler
The mediation is a success! The conflict is resolved and agreements have been made. So now what? How will these agreements be memorialized or enforced? There is more than one correct answer and the method depends on the concerns of the parties. Here are the most common scenarios:
Memorandum of Understanding
A memorandum (memo) of understanding is a shorthand summary of a firm agreement arrived at through mediation. The memo is drafted during the (more...)

How To Take Your Emotions Out Of Your Divorce Negotiations

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Divorce professionals will tell you that it’s best to approach your settlement discussions as a business discussion but how do you take your emotions out of your divorce negotiations?
First, let’s briefly review why these discussions need to be more about business than emotions:
the legal system is not set up to resolve disagreements based on moral arguments. The judges are bound by statutes and case law and these likely will not provide resolution (more...)

How To Choose A Divorce Recovery Program That Will Work For You

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How often have you read about or heard someone reflecting back on their divorce, how awful it was at the time, how it wasn’t their choice and yet, how they wouldn’t go back to that marriage again, how much they’ve learned since then and how much they themselves have changed?
Compare that to the person who talks bitterly about their ex, even years afterwards, the person who doesn’t have a new (more...)

Is Your Divorce Costing YOU a Fortune?

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Lisa and her team hope all you Dads out there had a very happy Father’s Day! With this being the first Father’s Day for and her children since the death of her cherished husband, Ron, she carries even more empathy now for those who are separated from their parents or children; and the incredible worth of a Dad in a child’s life.
For those of you dealing with divorce, holidays like this one (more...)