Home May Not Always Be Where the Heart Is - At Least Temporarily

Posted by Diane Miller
May 10, 2018 at 11:35 AM

You might not think of me as someone people turn to for divorce advice, but you’d be surprised what I hear as a resident representative for AVE communities.

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Topics: Fresh Starts and Lessons Learned

5 Relationship-Saving Tips to Help Your Teen through Divorce 

Posted by Linda Hershman
March 7, 2018 at 7:00 AM

How Will Divorce Impact My Teen? What are the Effects of Divorce of My Teen?

 

You finally made the painful decision to divorce. You know it's the best choice in the long run, but worry about how it will impact your kids, especially your teenagers. They already face so many stressors. You wonder what extra burdens divorce will place on them.

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Topics: The Mindful Divorcing Parent

Confessions of a Divorce Marketer

Posted by Sharon Pastore
January 11, 2018 at 10:36 AM


As co-founder and director of marketing and client experience for Main Line Family Law Center, I have the unique and wonderful job of nurturing potential clients toward peaceful resolution of their divorce through private mediation and divorce without court. I also have the pleasure of meeting with former clients to learn from them about their experience and how we can improve.

 

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Topics: Divorce Statistics, Fresh Starts and Lessons Learned

How Gifts from a Softer Side of Divorce Can Help You Recover

Posted by Pamela Elaine Nichols
December 26, 2017 at 9:54 AM

Divorce is an experience that is...well...just depressing. Divorce disempowers, holds couples hostage, steals, haunts, and overstays its welcome. How does one cope with divorce and life afterwards? One way is by accepting the gifts divorce's softer side offers.

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Topics: Your Wellbeing

What Divorce Mediation Costs and Creative Ways to Pay for It

Posted by Sharon Pastore
November 10, 2017 at 10:30 AM

Maybe you are planning a divorce and have done some research on costs.  Then you might already know that hiring lawyers to represent of you separately can cost $10,000 each, depending on your situation and the firm you choose.  That's just the retainer - before they do any work for you. 

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Topics: Healthy Legal Options

How to Hire the Best Divorce Mediator [Guide + Checklist]

Posted by Sharon Pastore
October 17, 2017 at 12:39 PM

 

Hiring a divorce mediator is likely something that neither you nor you spouse have ever had to do. Yet this decision may be one of the largest (and most stressful) you will ever make as a couple.  That's why it's important to take the time to consider the factors and qualities of a divorce mediator that are most important to each of you. 

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Topics: Healthy Legal Options

Where Do I Get a QDRO Form? Guide to Dividing Retirement Upon Divorce

Posted by Greg Gilston
September 27, 2017 at 8:00 AM

You are getting a divorce and you have been spending a good amount of time trying to figure out how you and your spouse will divide your assets. Let’s hope that at this point in the process, the tall task of dividing your assets hasn’t been as difficult as you might have thought it would have been. 

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Topics: Getting In Financial Shape

How to Tell if You Need a Marital Settlement Agreement for Divorce or Legal Separation

Posted by Greg Gilston
August 2, 2017 at 1:33 PM

Ok. So you’re getting a divorce. You and your spouse have agreed that the marriage is no longer working. You’ve grown apart and your relationship has changed. You will both go your separate ways and continue on with life. So it’s settled then, right? Well, not quite. It’s not always that simple, as most of us know either through experience or hearsay.

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Topics: Divorce in PA, Do it Yourself Divorce, Healthy Legal Options