Archive for Divorce Appraisals

January Divorce

Why January The New Year is a time for making changes to improve our lives. For many in unhappy marriages, one of those changes is divorce. January has long been a popular month for divorce filings. Professional lives slow down during the holidays, and people focus on family, togetherness and traditions. But simmering below the […]

The Saga of Divorce Online

Back in 1995, I was approached by a therapist and a web designer, talking about the Internet.  At that time, the Internet was almost unheard of.  I had no idea what it was.  The web designer was a man named John Thawley, who I work with to this day.  The therapist was involved in the […]

CUSTODY ARRANGEMENTS

By Ariana E. Cha and Jennifer Dixon Here are some questions parents should ask themselves when considering joint custody: Q: How well do you feel you and the other parent can get along? A: Parents should cooperate with each other. "Support the child’s relationship with both parents," Barbara Nordhaus, assistant clinical professor at the Yale […]

Divorce Recovery: Releasing the Toxic Emotions

Shelley StileLife Coach/Divorce Recovery for Women The way to recover and thrive after divorce is simple: Until you can release the toxic emotions surrounding your divorce, it is impossible for you to move forward in life and be happy.  It takes enormous commitment and effort but it can be achieved.  If you want to lead […]

Divorce Appraisal & How To Liquidate Assets For Divorce

One of the major elements of most divorce cases involves the division of assets between the husband and wife and in some cases a divorce appraisal will be required. In other cases there is a need to liquidate assets to distribute the cash proceeds from the sale to each party in a divorce case. Click […]

WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY HOME IF I FILE FOR DIVORCE IN 2010?

By Henry Gornbein We have been going through some of the worst economic times since The Great Depression.  Numerous articles and newscasts have stated either that the housing market has bottomed out, or is still going down.  In Michigan, we have the most depressed housing market in the United States.  Other states, including Florida, California, […]

PARENTING TIME

9 WAYS TO SURVIVE DIVORCE FINANCIALLY IN 2009

By  Henry S. Gornbein 9.   Find out as much about your financials as possible before you file a divorce, so that there will be no surprises. 8.   Try to find out as much as possible about your job security and if you aren’t employed, see what your options are for employment. 7.   Carefully consider all options, […]

PRE-DIVORCE MEDIATION

In these tough economic times, where people are trying to save money and want to have an amicable divorce, an excellent way to do this is through a pre-divorce mediation package.  I have handled several of these successfully, and would like to explain how it works. Both the husband and wife meet with an attorney […]

COMMON TAX QUESTION RELATED TO A DIVORCE

By John J. Stockdale There are many complex tax questions that come up when a person divorces. It is impossible to address all of them without knowing the specific facts in each case. However, the simple answers to some general questions that almost always come up are listed below. Each situation is almost always more […]