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F*#$ Divorce

F*#$ Divorce

Everyone wants it, and everyone believes they will get it; but rarely does it ever feel like it happens – a fair divorce. Fair is the “F” Word in divorce. Whether you are the one initiating the divorce process or are the one who cannot believe it is happening,...
Text Messages as Court Evidence

Text Messages as Court Evidence

Text Messages as Court Evidence Text messages are a great way to create a written record and avoid the he said, she said that often arises in family law cases. Have an agreement to vary from the possession schedule? Screenshot. Want to notify someone about something...
The Gray Divorce: When Forever Seems Too Long

The Gray Divorce: When Forever Seems Too Long

According to the Wall Street Journal, Gray Divorce is on the rise. “With life expectancy on the rise and seniors staying active for longer, there has been an increasing number of “gray divorces,” or couples separating after long-term marriages.” In the years after...
Is gambling a reason for divorce?

Is gambling a reason for divorce?

We all know someone who has suffered with an addiction. It is not easy to be in any relationship where one person is out of control. It is even more difficult when one person’s addiction affects the marriage and the family. This is true with drugs, alcohol, shopping...
When Mental Illness Affects a Marriage

When Mental Illness Affects a Marriage

When Krista* first met Tyler* he was fresh out of college on the fast track in product design. He took her to the most interesting restaurants, could fix any machine with his own two hands and owned several rental properties. He would read a book on just about...
Dads Can Do It Too- Being Primary: Guest Blog from a Former Client

Dads Can Do It Too- Being Primary: Guest Blog from a Former Client

I am a dad of 3 daughters. No big deal, right? There are lots of dads with daughters. I am single. Still no big deal. With the divorce rate so high, there are plenty of divorced dads with daughters. Between my 3 daughters, there are 2 mothers.  Daughters 1 and 2, one...
Why Collaborative Law Makes Sense: “A Better Way to Untie the Knot”

Why Collaborative Law Makes Sense: “A Better Way to Untie the Knot”

The words graceful, healthy and divorce do not go together. The first words clients use to describe the process of divorce are typically words of war: FIGHT, CUSTODY BATTLE, and WINNING. I would like to present a concept to you that is a kinder, gentler way to get...