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Is Divorce a Death, Birth or Both?
When the decision to divorce is finally made, many people grieve the death of their marriage. The loss of their partnership and their dream of a permanent and perfect white-picket-fence life leaves them shaken. Suddenly, it seems as if all the important events (for what seems to be the rest of their lives) will no […]
A Collaborative Divorce Is No Shortcut
For the past ten years, all of New Jersey’s collaborative practitioners have been beating their PR drums to educate and energize the public about the benefits of engaging in a collaborative divorce. As with any campaign, managing and diffusing incorrect information about your message is vital to keeping your campaign focused, honest and believable. Having […]
The Importance of Listening To Your Client
One of the casualties of practicing divorce law for thirty plus years is that, on occasion, I think I have seen it all, and know it all. Even younger practitioners begin to see the patterns that their cases follow. And, like any good soldier, when we see a path we recognize, we can formulate our […]
5 Ways to Prep for a Possible Divorce
This article provides some interesting tips for higher-earning woman spouses. In the last ten years of my divorce practice, I have seen more and more woman having to pay alimony, sometimes for years, to their ex-spouse. Women who have been the major or only breadwinner for their family over the years are stunned when realize […]
A Lifetime of Graduations
During the past month, many of my friends and family are celebrating a graduation of one type or another. Pre-school, Kindergarten, eighth grade, high school, college, graduate school, are all recognizable milestones in a young person’s life. During May and June, each year we gather to listen to Pomp and Circumstance marches as our special […]
Sweet Spring Blossoms
As I drive down the streets and stroll through downtown Little Silver and Red Bank I am delighted to see blooming magnolias, cherry and apple trees and cheerful forsythias in bloom. The brief but sweet period of Spring which brings us these tender colorful blossoms must be appreciated and enjoyed while they hang from the […]
Ross M. Evans, Esquire Speaks to NJCCPG
This week I attended the New Jersey Council of Collaborative Practice Groups annual dinner meeting with 84 of my NJ collaborative colleagues from all three disciplines. Our speaker was Ross M. Evans, Esquire, immediate past President of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, known as the IACP. I took away three points that can be helpful to […]
Divorce- Death, Birth or Both?
When the decision to divorce is finally made, many people grieve the death of their marriage. The loss of their partnership and their dream of a permanent and perfect white-picket-fence life leaves them shaken. Suddenly, it seems as if all the important events (for what seems to be the rest of their lives) will […]
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! I am one of those people who annoyingly wishes folks a happy new year long after January 1st. After the middle of the month, odd looks remind me to move on. Before I do, however, I would like to reflect on last year’s collaborative progress in my office and in the […]