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Gratitude in Hard Times

Divorcing your spouse is a major life event that can leave you feeling a range of challenging emotions; from sad, exhausted and energy-depleted to angry, bitter and regretful. As we approach the holiday season, past memories of when your life was very different are easily stirred up. It can also be difficult to be faced […]

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Gray Divorce: Challenges when Divorcing After 50

Gray divorce, or divorce amongst potentially gray haired folks of AARP age, is on the rise. Studies show that while overall divorce rates have remained stable across the country since 1990, divorces for couples over 50 that have been married for decades and often have grown children have nearly doubled. In 2010, studies showed that […]

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10 Essentials to Remember During a Difficult Divorce

By Gregory Frank Divorce is difficult. But you know that already.  Gregory Frank, CEO of DivorceForce, who himself is divorced, has always been an upbeat and positive person. He emphasizes that it is most important to challenge yourself and move forward though negativity may surround you. While there are certain scenarios out of your control, […]

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Where Can I Look For Emotional Support During A Divorce?

Divorce support can be just as important from an emotional standpoint as a legal one. Because no matter how you look at it, a divorce is the ending of what was at one time a loving relationship. That kind of upheaval is never an easy thing to go through and it can take a huge […]

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Celebrating Actively Involved Divorced Dads

As Father’s Day approaches, let’s take a moment to celebrate caring, actively involved divorced and divorcing dads: Fathers who put their children first even when their marriage is falling or apart or has ended Dads who recognize and acknowledge their ex’s strengths instead of bashing them in front of their kids Fathers who keep a […]

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What Are Divorce Papers And What Role Do They Play In An Uncontested Divorce?

Divorce papers are documents stating that a divorce is desired and outlining the reasons for filing. These documents must be filed in every divorce case in order for the divorce to be legal. The serving of these papers can be very emotionally charged and so is often not a welcome moment. However, this is not […]

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Amber Rose And Wiz Khalifa Divorce With Dignity

Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa are in the news again, this time for the way they have done their “divorce with dignity.” Amber is a model, actress, fashion designer, and as of July 2016, a talk show host. She married Wiz Khalifa, a rapper, songwriter and actor in July 2013. They have a son, Sebastian […]

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Paying For Divorce With Crowdfunding

Divorce is going to cost you – no doubt about it. Finding the financial resources to pay for divorce may take some creativity. In addition to the usual methods such as personal savings, borrowing from family, and seeking ways to cut back on discretionary spending, there is a new resource to check into. Some people […]

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I Want A Divorce. Where Do I Start?

When someone calls my office and says, “I want a divorce. Where do I start?”, the first thing I ask them is if they are absolutely sure that this is really what they want. It’s a major step with permanent ramifications, so if there is any doubt at all it’s very important for them to […]

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Clearing The Emotional Stuckness Of Divorce

The issues which come up in a marriage generally seem like they’ll go away if we can just be done with that relationship! You naturally expect that you’ll be done with feelings like anger at being abused, or sadness from being discounted, or even jealousy driven by a spouse’s affair. This belief is one of […]

Gwyneth Paltrow, left, and Chris Martin are seen at the 3rd Annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff /Invision/AP)

Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin – Amicable Divorce Still Working

Two years ago we published a blog article about the decision made by Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin to split up, and to do so in a peaceful and friendly manner. Calling it “conscious uncoupling”, the couple who had been married more than 10 years made the effort to create an amicable divorce for the […]

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Litigated Divorce – An Expensive And Traumatic Choice

I was reading the other day about a particular litigated divorce case which resulted in a 36-day trial and $500,000 in lawyer fees. That's half a million dollars! The divorcing individuals were not wealthy – he worked as a police officer and she had a part-time computer-based business, so those legal fees had a huge […]