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The ‘Good’ Divorce

  by Dr. Lynn Halem, Center for Mediation and Dispute Resolution A Sunday New York Times article in December reported that the average Facebook user spends 40 minutes a day on the site, time typically spent broadcasting one’s exploits and reading about their tens of thousands of friends’ achievements. “Mary is getting married.” “ Sonia […]

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Three Things to Best Prepare for Your Divorce

by Susan Lillis, Esq. www.domesticlaw.net Having practiced family law for more than 25 years, I have a few thoughts on areas where people going through a divorce can focus to make the process easier and make it one of growth. MANAGING YOUR EMOTIONS When going through a divorce, it’s important that you be in touch […]

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Addressing the Gray Areas of a Gray Divorce

by Susan Lillis, Esquire http://www.domesticlaw.net/ In recent years, there has been an increase in divorces for couples over 50. Many of these couples have been married for two or more decades. While reasons for the increase in divorces from this demographic vary, it does reinforce one school of thought: the longer you are married, the […]

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Divorce And Depression – Weathering The Storm

By Anne Foy Going through a divorce is a very, very stressful process. For those suffering from depression, it can make feelings of anxiety and low self-esteem far worse than they may otherwise be. While studies show that divorce ultimately increases one’s chances of recovering from depression (when compared to depressed people in unhappy relationships […]

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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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Speaking Out: Voices of Adult Children of Divorce

By Jody Comins, MSW www.divorcemediationabetterway.com “It doesn’t matter how old you are when parents divorce, in my opinion. It’s always painful. It’s a break, a rift, a severing of what was…” Lisa This is the first in a series of blogs on this topic. In Massachusetts, parents going through a divorce are required to take […]

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Divorcing Late in Life: Impacts on the Whole Family

by Jackie Cortez The Prevention Coalition      Image via Pixabay by stevepb Divorce is the second most stressful event for adults to experience in life, topped only by the death of a spouse. Though it is the most stressful for those directly involved, the entire family is affected by a couple’s divorce. You probably […]

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How To Build A Divorce-Proof Home

by Gabriel Cheong, Esq. Infinity Law Group We’ve all heard the disheartening statistic that 50% of U.S. marriages end in divorce. While this stat continues to get tossed around, the reality is that the divorce rate hasn’t been 50% in a long time. There was a divorce surge for couples married in the 1970’s and […]

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Substance Abuse And Divorce: What You Need To Know

by Pat McGraw Photo via Pixabay by Unsplash Substance abuse affects millions of Americans every year, in many different ways. One of the most common issues for married individuals who battle addiction is divorce, or the threat of it, and unfortunately the problems don’t go away even if the sufferer manages to get successful treatment. […]

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Savings $$$$ When Facing Divorce — Financial Statements

By Anthony Adamopoulos, Esquire DivorcingOptions.com In my over 25 years of helping people facing divorce, I have seen, in almost every divorce, a reoccurring client decision that results in wasting hundreds, and sometimes, thousands of dollars. What is that decision? The decision not to read and follow the court’s instructions on how to complete the […]

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