Why is Collaborative Divorce Better than Litigated Divorce?

By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Esq. DivorcingOptions.com The first step in facing divorce is to select the best divorce process for the two of you, for example, litigation or Collaboration (Collaborative Divorce). Of course, you each have different interests and goals; in litigation, a judge may dismiss them outright; that will not happen in Collaborative Divorce. […]

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Divorce and College Tuition – Take the Right Write-Off This Tax Season

By Diane C. Pappas, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ Solutions For Divorce diane@solutionsfordivorce.com, 978.833.6144, www.SolutionsForDivorce.com If you have a child in college and the child receives a Form 1098-T, you may be able to take advantage of one of three different education tax benefits. What is even better is, if someone else is paying the tuition […]

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Navigating Career-Life Choices Through Divorce

by Edward Anthony Colozzi, Ed.D. Career Development and Counseling Services www.creatingcareerswithconfidence.com The Meaning /Money Conflict Do people experiencing a divorce differ from their counterparts who seek career-life counseling and are not going through a divorce? Yes because their counseling needs require more discussion about their relationship problems and the accompanying stress and depression, and the many […]

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How to Use Deadlock Arbitration

By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Esq. DivorcingOptions.com Part Two Making the decision to arbitrate: Deadlock Arbitration can be used to resolve deadlock arising out of the Collaborative or Mediation process. After deadlock, attorneys discuss arbitration with their clients. Pro se litigants discuss arbitration between themselves. If all agree, an Arbitration Agreement is executed. The basic arbitration […]

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Why Confidential Deadlock Arbitration?

By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Esq. DivorcingOptions.com Part One What is Deadlock Arbitration? Deadlock Arbitration is a private confidential process that avoids the need to “change over” to public court litigation when divorce mediation or Collaborative Divorce reaches a total breakdown. What causes deadlock? Deadlock results from a party refusing to move from a position. For […]

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Ten Tech Tips for Couples Splitting Up

Reprinted article by Natasha Stokes courtesy of Techlicious ** Note: Tip 1. is reprinted in its entirety, however, Tips 2 through 10 are explained by clicking on: techlicious.com. ****************************************************************************************************************************** If the end of a marriage is looming, it can seem insane to be thinking about things like how to deal with that shared Flickr account, […]

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Choosing the Right Divorce Process

By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Esq. DIvorcingOptions.com Question Two – What is the best divorce process for me? Recently in Holiday Time, Divorce Time? Remember…, I wrote about making the decision to divorce. If you have made that decision, it is time to consider the Process. There are two overall divorce processes – the Court Process […]

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Social Security and the Graying of Divorce

by Renee W. Senes, CDFA Many people overlook Social Security benefits when getting divorced. While these benefits are not assets that a divorce court can divide, the rules about benefits are relevant to your post-divorce life. This is especially true for those getting divorced in their later years. If you are divorced, but your marriage […]

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