What is a collaborative divorce?

It is a fallacy that all divorces happen in the courtroom. In reality no two divorces are completely alike and there are many ways to inject preferences into the process. Of course, if you and your ex-spouse are very acrimonious toward each other, the only option may...

A long-term outlook on your divorce

When people prepare for their divorce, they often focus on issues of immediate concern, such as who will take care of the children, how the divorce process will affect one’s work schedule and legal fees associated with the end of a marriage. However, it is vital...

How can I co-parent well?

While the process of divorce is difficult enough, dealing with the aftermath can be even more challenging in some respects. In the modern courtroom, co-parenting is a very popular choice for parenting post-divorce. However, this does not mean that a co-parenting...

Why get a marriage license?

I recently had a young lady call for legal advice and she had been cohabiting with the father of her child. I asked why she had not formally married and she told me that the marriage license was “just a piece of paper” and she did not believe that it was...