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How to Make Ends Meet During and After a Divorce; How a Financial Neutral Professional Can Help

One of the first questions that either or both people going through a divorce ask is:  “How will I make ends meet, now that we will need to have separate residences?”  This is where a Financial Neutral Professional can provide immediate help.  In addition to assisting the parties in reaching a mutually agreed-upon settlement of [...]

2017-02-13T17:00:11+00:00 February 13th, 2017|

LOVE STINKS – A Collaborative Divorce can be Better

Sometimes marriage just doesn’t work out. Love and its aftermath can be emotional to say the least. Fortunately, it does not mean that the divorce needs to be a train wreck. In a collaborative divorce the parties and their respective specially trained attorneys sign an agreement not to go to court over the matters in [...]

2017-11-29T13:48:27+00:00 February 1st, 2017|

Can I ever trust my spouse again?

“Promises, promises.  I’m all through with promises now.  Promises I made myself fell apart.”  You may remember this song by Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach and Hal David.  Lies spoken or unspoken can ruin a marriage.  Some couples can go to marriage counseling and try to rebuild the trust.  You may feel that you want to [...]

2017-02-13T17:06:33+00:00 January 26th, 2017|

Divorcing Your Mortgage

Mike Carney, Apex Home Loans Divorce is undoubtedly an extremely difficult time in someone’s life. Not only does it require a dramatic restructuring of your daily life, but it also demands attention to what’s often a tightly-tied financial history. The first step to starting a new, fresh chapter in one’s life is dealing with the [...]

2017-11-29T13:48:27+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|

Divorce & Keeping Your Children in the Same School District

The well-being of children is most often one of the most important concerns of divorce.  How will you keep their environment stable and minimize the trauma? Is it possible to keep your children in the same school district with their friends, teachers and familiar environment? The answer to the question may depend on several factors. [...]

2017-11-29T13:48:28+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|

Collaborative Law

  Don’t go to Court to resolve your dispute.  Choose Collaborative Law to settle family disputes outside Court. Collaborative Family Law promotes: Honesty, Transparency, and Respect. Collaborative Family Law is a new process for resolving family disputes without going to court. Collaborative Family Law: Keeps problems and assets private; Gives the parties greater control over the outcome, and [...]

2017-11-29T13:48:28+00:00 October 13th, 2016|

Getting to Value

For sellers considering placing their house on the market, I find that the most important concern is usually related to what the property might sell for, and of course, what the net proceeds might look like.  Fair market value is the price that real estate would sell for on the open market without any unusual [...]

2017-11-29T13:48:28+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|

The Importance of using A Neutral Financial Professional

Most people who are going through a divorce want to maximize financial security and minimize depletion of assets. Some spouses turn to their own separate financial advisors who may, or may not, have experience and training relating to divorce. Others rely on their attorneys alone, and never seek the advice and assistance of a financial [...]

2017-11-29T13:48:28+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|

Divorce and Mortgage Debt Options

When you’re getting divorced and there’s a marital home involved, mortgage issues need to be addressed.  There are a few options that are available in handling the situation of divorce and mortgage: Sell the house.  This is the easiest way to absolve both parties from any outstanding mortgage debt.  The proceeds from the sale of [...]

2017-11-29T13:48:28+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|

Five Ways to Reduce Conflict and Maximize Control in a Divorce

To say that divorce is stressful is an understatement.  Many factors conspire to make the process filled with tension and distress.  But keeping in mind a few basic rules can make a significant difference in how you and your family navigate the seemingly difficult path ahead: Identify your goals.  Prior to consulting any divorce professional, [...]

2017-02-13T17:08:19+00:00 August 16th, 2016|