After the Cheating

Reworking and rebuilding a relationship after infidelity isn’t easy, but neither is dissolving one. By Sheri Meyers, Psy.D “What am I supposed to do? I have a constant pain in my gut. I can’t even look at my husband without getting nauseous or crying. Do I continue to cook his meals? Sleep with him? He wants to play golf this weekend. I’m thinking I want to separate. I don’t want a divorce, but I am ambivalent about staying and opening my heart to him again. Is there hope?” 

YES, there is hope! Most couples I’ve worked with who have successfully […]

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The Forensic CPA — Your Ally in Divorce

By Lee Gould and Fred Lieber Let’s first dispel a popular misconception: Forensic does not mean dealing with the dead, as in Forensic Pathology’s well known Dr. Quincy. Black’s Law Dictionary defines Forensic as “Belonging to courts of justice”. Breathe a sigh of relief-Divorce and Death are not joined at the hip!! Often, a participant in a divorce is forced to address a significant amount of financial detail for the first time. This, of course, is in addition to all of the other practical and emotional considerations affecting their lives. Spouses generally understand the basics of the family finances, but […]

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Unable to move on? Ready to Give Up Your Baggage?


This Divorce eNewsletter article is brought to you by Lisa Gresham of Equitable Divorce and Divorce Magazine I have had many conversations with people who are trying to heal their lives and hearts after a relationship and find that they are unable to move on or find a level of true happiness. So many of these people are continuing to hold on to their anger and blame at their partners or their situation. When I ask them, if they have truly forgiven the circumstance – often times they will shrug their shoulders at me and say, “Well, no. How could […]

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Steering Clear of Financial Landmines

This Divorce eNewsletter article is brought to you by Lisa Gresham of Equitable Divorce and Divorce Magazine Understanding the financial and tax implications of your options – and avoiding financial landmines – is critical in creating a settlement that will last long-term. By Andrew K. Hoffman, FCA, CFP®, CDFA™ When negotiating your financial settlement, you need to know and understand the facts and your options before finalizing your settlement. In my divorce practice, I have found some crucial items are often overlooked; this article outlines some of those items for your consideration. Make sure to work with your lawyer and […]

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How to Evaluate an Attorney

This Divorce eNewsletter article is brought to you by Lisa Gresham of Equitable Divorce and Divorce Magazine by Brette McWhorter Sember, JD To evaluate an attorney the first thing you want to consider is how experienced your attorney is in the matrimonial field. Attorneys who primarily handle divorce and family law have managed more cases and presumably have more knowledge than those who handle divorces along with everything else. They also have more connections with judges and other attorneys, and familiarity with the court process and court personnel. Schedule a free consultation with the attorney you’ve selected and consider it […]

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Your Life After Divorce

This Divorce eNewsletter article is brought to you by Lisa Gresham of Equitable Divorce and Divorce Magazine written by Susan Pease Gadoua Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left. ~ William Cowper One of the toughest aspects of divorce is having to give up parts of the life you’ve worked so hard to put together. Most often, this means less money, fewer assets, less time with the kids, and less time for yourself. The contrast between pre¬divorce, mid-divorce, and postdivorce lifestyles can be chal¬lenging to […]

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The Shock of Divorce

This Divorce eNewsletter article is brought to you by Lisa Gresham of Equitable Divorce and Divorce Magazine Learn what shocks children and how to help your children accept the news of your divorce. Written by Alison Clarke-Stewart and Cornelia Brentano The Shock of Divorce Perhaps the first cause of children’s emotional reactions to divorce is that they are ill-prepared for the news that their parents are separating. Many children get no warning that their family is falling apart. Parents rarely discuss with their children the problems in their marriage or the possibility of separating before the event occurs. Perhaps they […]

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