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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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Interview With A Divorce With Dignity Provider

Denise Foster, our Divorce With Dignity provider in Alameda County, CA, was recently interviewed on a radio program by Ronnie Joy, The Midlife Dating Coach. Ronnie asked Denise to talk about how she can help people who are considering amicable divorce or separation. Denise explained that she can work with people in whatever stage of […]

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Divorce Without Court: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

After 10 years of marriage, Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announced they will be divorcing. The following joint statement was released on June 30, 2015, one day after they celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary. “After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce. We go forward with love […]

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The Top 5 Things to Include In Your Marital Settlement Agreement

Other than the death of a parent or family member, going through a divorce is probably the toughest thing you will deal with in your lifetime. Let’s face it, it’s not a happy time for most people, even though it should be (but that’s a story for another article). A divorce ends in one of […]

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Can Both Parties Use The Same Lawyer In A Divorce?

Not all divorcing couples are “at each other’s throats”. In fact, many are able to work peaceably together to work out an agreement without litigating in court. They want to save money by using just one attorney to answer their legal questions, draw up the legal documents, and file them with the courts. So the […]

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When To Seek Therapy For A Divorce Process

Divorce With Dignity is a divorce facilitation service with the goal of getting people through their divorce in a holistic, cooperative, peaceful, and cost-effective way. One of the benefits we offer our clients is referrals for additional services they may need to make the divorce a smoother transition. For example, some clients may be in […]

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Is Peaceful Divorce Possible?

In “traditional” divorce proceedings, the divorce lawyers for each side are trying to get the best possible deal for their client, setting up by default an adversarial situation.  Contentions over custody, child support, finances, and property are usually aggravated by court proceedings and mean-spirited cross-examinations, setting up hostile conditions for years to come. I would […]

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Making The Divorce Decision

Divorce is a scary and overwhelming thing. Sometimes people know they are unhappy in their marriage, but have trouble deciding what to do about it. Should they stick with the “known”, or jump into the unknown territory of divorce? How does one go about making the divorce decision? One of our Divorce With Dignity referral […]

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Divorce Through The Eyes Of Children

When children are involved, a divorce is not just between the two spouses; it becomes a “family divorce”. They have to cope with a lot of new feelings and concerns, and with big changes in their day-to-day lives. Seeing divorce through the eyes of children is a real necessity for divorcing parents to know how […]

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How Is Child Support Calculated?

Many factors are considered when calculating the amount of child support during the divorce process. Every state has its own guidelines and algorithms to determine a base amount, and the Court may provide for additional expenses not automatically included. To give a general idea of how child support is calculated, we will look at guidelines […]

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Financial Planning For Divorce: The Long-Term View

For many people going through the stress and pain of divorce, there is a tendency to think only of the immediate future when dealing with financial issues surrounding the divorce. When faced with financial decisions they often say they “don’t care”, they just want to get the whole thing over with. But without proper analysis […]

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Divorce: Providing Emotional Support For Children

Parents who are considering divorce have many questions, but one of the big ones I hear in my Divorce With Dignity office is, “How can I help my children get through this?” Providing emotional support for the children, both during and after a divorce, is essential to their well-being. It is very important to get […]