Posts by: vivian

Earlier this month I wrote about how to prepare to help your child with a divorce. The stress of a divorce aside, most of us may remember how difficult it was to put our emotions into words as we were growing up.

So much of what we learn as children affects […]

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Every day blessings unlocked

On November 23, 2017 By

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” -Melody Beattie



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Most people approach divorce by looking for information on how to prepare for a divorce from the point of legal divorce advice and, sometimes, financial advice. However, there is an area of preparation that is often overlooked: online accounts and passwords.

Below I discuss some areas of concern related to passwords and […]

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Couples in divorce typically get caught up in the stress of the situation.  For couples in a divorce with children, the stress can be intensified by the natural desire to make sure the children are taken care of. Sometimes, however, it is difficult to not be swept away by the emotional upheaval you feel, legal […]

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You may think that talking about communication in the context of divorce is a lot like closing the barn door after the horse has bolted.  The truth is, however, that it’s never too late to improve our communication skills, especially if we want to improve our relationships all around, not just with our current significant […]

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The option of getting a divorce without going to court is one available to any resident in Florida who wants to do an uncontested divorce but does not want to go to court for any reason.

If you are searching for options to do a divorce without getting tangled in the court system and without […]

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Savvy Family Safety

On September 22, 2017 By

It’s easy to concentrate on family safety in times of crisis and disasters, like our recent Hurricane Irma encounter.  However, family safety is always important since many dangers can and do crop up out of our everyday activities.

For Everyday Family Safety

The National Council for Home Safety and Security has a free […]

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Flat Fee Divorce Checklist

On August 18, 2017 By

Like most divorce lawyers, the question most people ask me is, “how much does it cost to get a divorce?”  Or, “how much do you charge for a divorce?”

Whenever possible, I try to charge a flat fee.  However, not all divorces can be done for a flat fee.  For […]

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Since tax time is almost behind us, this is a good time to see where you are in relation to your finances after a divorce, particularly if your divorce is a recent one. If your divorce happened a while ago and you’re still single, personal finances is a topic that deserves attention.  […]

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When it comes to children and divorce, plenty of studies consider whether it’s better to stay together for the sake of the children in a high-conflict marriage or for the parents to divorce. 

While we may look to studies to help us answer these questions for our own situation, the truth […]

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