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January 15, 2015

According to a recent survey, paid paternity leave is a benefit families want. But, only 14% of U.S. companies offer paid paternity leave. In this post, we look at what’s holding companies back form offering paid paternity leave.

December 30, 2014

This is the second in a multi-part series on practical steps parents can take when talking to children about divorce. These blog posts are based on the book “Kids First: What Kids Want Grown-Ups to Know about Separation and Divorce”.

December 15, 2014

After a divorce, holidays can be extremely difficult. Painful memories of good times or bad times are common around holidays. As part of your and your children’s healing process, it is vital that you create new traditions and memories.

November 21, 2014

Most parents are well intentioned and want to do the right thing by their children. However, sometimes parents don’t know what to do or say when going through a divorce. In this post we discuss what divorce and separation feels like to children and how to talk to your children about divorce.

October 3, 2014

Other than child custody, how to value and divide a business is one of the most contentious issues in a divorce. One or both spouses can put huge amount of time and energy into building a business and attempts to divide it fairly can be a source of conflict in a divorce.

September 26, 2014

Many parents fear that they will not be able to maintain a relationship with their children after divorce or separation. While it is true that the relationship will change, the good news is that you can make the relationship with your children stronger. With some effort you can strengthen your relationships with your children. Here are some ideas:

September 12, 2014

A successful divorce mediator wears many hats in the divorce process. Following are some of the more fundamental and important responsibilities.

August 14, 2014

There are three Approaches that a business appraiser may use to valuate a business:

Telling Children About Your Divorce
August 4, 2014

One of the first and most important questions divorce mediation or collaborative divorce clients asks is, “How do we tell the children about our divorce?” The answer to this most important question is complex. There is not one clear or a simple “one size fits all” answer. How you tell your children about divorce depends entirely on your individual and unique family circumstance.

July 26, 2014

A divorce mediator has many responsibilities. Their primary responsibility is to facilitate communication and negotiation throughout the divorce process. They do this by remaining neutral and focusing on keeping the lines of communication open during what can be one of the most stressful periods of each spouses life. Following are some specific skills required of successful divorce mediators.

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