Relationships and Dating

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Coping with Mistrust in Relationships Post-Divorce  You can face your trust issues with optimism when you extend trust to those who deserve it and learn to trust yourself day by day.

8 Personal Finance Tips to Follow During Divorce

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During divorce, you’re going from a two-income to a one-income household. You need to get a handle on your finances — not only for yourself, but also for your children. Click here for valuable information.   Please be sure to visit, the website for the law firm of Harding & Associates, for more information on California family law.   …

Clarification on when a Court Commissioner can hear a case

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Wife filed a petition for dissolution of marriage. At the hearing on the petition a Commissioner (rather than a Judge) made a series of temporary orders over husband’s objection. Husband was self-represented. Minute orders identified the Commissioner as “judge.” At subsequent hearing on wife’s motion to compel discovery, the Commissioner stated as a “‘preliminary matter’” she needed parties to sign …

Children and Divorce

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Co-Parenting after Divorce: Learn to Let Go of Things If you and your co-parent disagree about everything, you’ll find yourself exhausted and ineffective. Consider these tips when deciding whether to hold firm or let something go.

Lessons From Lisbon

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I am just back from the European Chapter meeting of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. Held at the Ritz Four Seasons, this year’s meeting continued the legacy of fantastic IAFL events. It is such a privilege to be a Fellow of this distinguished organization. At the Lisbon meeting old friendships were renewed and new friendships …

Divorce Triggers

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The Huffington Post website features a divorce section that always impresses me. The content and advice on divorce is substantial. Take for example a recent article entitled The Three Dangers of Divorce. The article discusses triggers that can be initiated by divorce. It is valuable information related to the unknowns of divorce. For example: Danger number one: The triggers. If …

5 Critical Considerations While Buying Life Insurance for a Divorce

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Regardless of whether you are happy or sad about divorcing your spouse, settling your affairs legally can stir up a roller coaster of emotions. The good news is securing the required life insurance policy is simple if you know where to turn. I’d like to share with you 5 tips you should consider when shopping for the life insurance coverage …