Affordable Divorce? Yes it’s Possible!

When I tell people what I do, I say I help people have a kinder, less fearful, more affordable and financially guided (or smart) divorce.  Working with a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) is a smart solution for having an affordable divorce, and this is why. Where I live, the typical family law attorney retainer […]

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Divorce can be kinder. Here’s how

When I tell people what I do, I say I help people have a kinder, less fearful, more affordable and financially guided (or smart) divorce.  Settling your divorce out of court is kinder, and this is what I mean. You and your spouse are committed to resolving your divorce with mutual respect for the love […]

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Why Alimony Exists

Why alimony exists Alimony has been around for a long time.  The original theory of alimony was that women were not able to support themselves and thus needed to be supported following the marriage.  Since the time that women have been able to own property and support themselves, alimony has been evolving and now the award […]

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Planning Divorce? Gather Financial Documents

Why it is so important to gather financial documents when planning divorce Thinking you might be divorcing or already planning divorce?  One of the worst positions you can be in when you are in the divorce process is having no access to the financial documents and being in the dark about your income and investments. What […]

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Avoid financial pitfalls in a gray divorce

Gray divorce is the new trend Although many think that after many, many years of marriage it will surely last “till death do us part”, more and more baby boomers are divorcing after 20, 25 even 35 years of marriage.  Although this is not official, my examination of New Hanover County, North Carolina court files […]

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How to find the right attorney in divorce

How to find the right divorce attorney How do you find the right divorce attorney to help you with your divorce?  Hiring the right person is one of the most important decisions in divorce.  NOT hiring an attorney might be the best solution.  If you’re not fighting for child custody or being taken advantage of, […]

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