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”.
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.
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.
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.
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:
A successful divorce mediator wears many hats in the divorce process. Following are some of the more fundamental and important responsibilities.
There are three Approaches that a business appraiser may use to valuate a business:
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.
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.