What Is Fair When It Comes to Alimony?

Friday, May 14th 2021 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

Public policy as it relates to alimony or spousal support is to follow laws seen to be fair to both spouses. However, what is “fair” is subjective and public policy often does not align...

Keeping the Marital Home? What Is the...

Friday, Apr 30th 2021 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

So often in my divorces, the wife/Mom wants to keep the marital home. Usually, it’s to keep the kids in place, but we women are the nesters so we tend to have more of an emotional...

Former Spouse Military Medical Benefits

Friday, Apr 16th 2021 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

TRICARE is a generous and valuable health insurance plan provided to the military. The cost of private insurance for an older individual can easily reach over $10,000 per year. A former...

How Divorce Can Affect Your Friendships

Friday, Mar 19th 2021 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

One of the most difficult aspects of divorce is that you are not only losing your spouse, but often you can lose friends as well, because some people feel like they must pick a side. ...

What Divorce Mediators Need to Know About...

Friday, Mar 12th 2021 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

I’m a CDFA® (Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®) but I’m also a divorce mediator. That makes my approach to divorce mediation different because I place heavy emphasis on the financial...

The Advantage of Using a Divorce Lending...

Friday, Feb 19th 2021 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

Recently I learned about a divorce specialty called a Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP) by speaking with a mortgage originator named Suzanne Söderberg. ...