The Law Society Can Help

  Finding a good solicitor to represent you in your divorce, is a next to impossible task if you have no prior experience to draw upon. Various Internet directories will present you with unfathomable lists of firms who may simply have paid the most amount of money to sit on the top of the respective list; top doesn’t qualify well. Personal recommendation is unquestionably the best way to find somebody, but it doesn’t tend to be the sort of thing one talks much about. In the first instance, Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode “The Family Support Expo Offers the Upside to Divorce”

          Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch welcomes our guest Stephen Rosenfield http://familysupportexpo.com and http://rosenfieldmediation.com. Stephen is using his work as a Mediator and making a distinction – with his mediation training and the launch of The Family Support Expo in Toronto, Canada on October 20/21, 2012.   Stephen Rosenfield Whether it is a health issue, or a transitional issue, these considerations are often branded within society. We have learned to hide our difficulties to avoid rejection and scorn. But hiding our problems only makes them worse. Read more [...]

Recommendation for Grieving During your Healing Process

    Allow yourself to grieve for the loss of the relationship.  It is a death of all the dreams that never will be fulfilled and in many cases the person at one time was your best friend. Despair is a natural reaction to loss, and the break up or divorce of a love relationship involves several losses: The loss of someone to share your life with and have companionship and shared encounters. The loss of someone to help, be it financial, intellectual, social, or emotional  The loss Read more [...]

Divorce Coping Tip of the Day – Did the Solicitors Cost More Than Money

The desire to fight back after an unjust divorce can be overbearing and exhausting.   When you were dealing with the wording in a petition that had been served to you, maybe you or your spouse contested it and went back with a counter petition.  Was it really worth it?  Did some of those actions and reactions cause part of the pain you feel today?  The only folks that profited were the respective solicitors.   Consider the benefits of simply rolling with it, and letting it go.  Read more [...]

Be Prepared for your Initial Meetings

    Be prepared for your initial meetings with your solicitor / lawyer, you will be expected to provide them with a diverse array of information. It will help them and save you time and money if you prepare your responses efficiently in advance of any meetings. Your initial meeting should certainly include as much of the following as is possible. Clear and concise reasons why you want a divorce including information on any domestic abuse (emotional, mental, financial, sexual and physical), Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode – Your Personal Success GPS

            Podcast: Play in new window | Download   After the dynamic duo get off a depressing subject, they break down the motion picture Steve refer to last week, Blue Valentine. (It’s fascinating to note how men and women can have different points of view after watching the same movie.) Hey, what can you say, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus.                 Charmaine Hammond Our guest this day is the co-author Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode “Stepfamilies: Losses and Loyalties”

        Divorce Source Radio Episode   “Stepfamilies: Losses and Loyalties” Originally aired August 12, 2012     Podcast: Play in new window | Download Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck welcomes Patricia Fares-O’Malley, PhD. She is a psychotherapist,  hypnotherapist, teacher, stress and grief management specialist.   Patricia Fares-O’Malley Todays program zero in on the challenges stepfamilies face, and Patricia help us know what it takes for blended families to Read more [...]

Timetabling a Divorce is Tricky

    Chartered psychologist Felix Economakis famously said “The end of a relationship has a number of stages, similar to those of grief, namely denial, anger, bargaining, depression then acceptance.”  Timetabling a divorce is tricky why do so many try to do it? I might contend the order of a couple of them, but essentially I’d say he was right on the money. I would also add how lovely it would be if you could add ‘relief’ to the end of the list; oh, if only life were that Read more [...]

Life is a Puzzle and My Ex was not my Soul Mate

  Forrest Gump said “life is like a box of chocolates” but I prefer to agree with SQuire Rushnell that life is like a big jigsaw puzzle. All the pieces have their place, and every single one is important in our life for some reason. I am one piece in the puzzle; there are pieces that connect to mine, one of which is a soul mate. As with any puzzle when you have the correct piece they fall in place very quickly, and there is no need to try to make them fit.   The puzzle is God’s Read more [...]

Will the Pain After Divorce Ever Go Away?

      Welcome to Single Again! Now What?... Ask Joanie   Joanie Winberg Divorce Mentor, Certified Human Behavior Consultant and founder of the Single Again! Now What? Radio Talk Show.   Todays guest is Tasher from DivorcedandScaredNoMore.com and the members  question is: Will the pain after divorce ever go away?       Have you ever felt… - Like something was missing in your life? - That your life needed some direction? - That you are just Read more [...]