Sharon Pastore

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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

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

My Reflections on the First Make Divorce Healthier Supposium

Posted by Sharon Pastore
November 17, 2016 at 3:17 PM

I’m still reeling from of our first Make Divorce Healthier Supposium (spelled correctly), a gathering of over 130 divorce professionals who, by showing up, committed to making divorce kinder, more mindful and more affordable.


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Topics: Fresh Starts and Lessons Learned

Do-It-Yourself Divorce: How to File a Quit Claim Deed

Posted by Sharon Pastore
August 3, 2016 at 7:00 AM

 

Are you trying to handle your divorce yourself or without lawyers?  Maybe you want your spouse have agreed how to split the marital property (i.e. house, car) and you simply need his or her name off the deed.  Here's a simple tip that can save you time and expense.

 

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Topics: Do it Yourself Divorce

How to Be Your Best Self Through Divorce

Posted by Sharon Pastore
March 3, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Divorce can bring out the worst in anyone. It is a hugely stressful time, there is a lot at stake, and most people feel terribly vulnerable. All of this gives rise to a perfect storm of anger, resentment, and mistrust and can easily drag even the most caring and good-natured person to behave badly.

 

In a recent Preparing for Divorce support call, empowerment coach Adina Laver, and wellness educator, Dr. Christine E. Kiesinger, explored how to be your best self during divorce.  I loved listening to her story.

 

Over the past 18 months, Christine has been consciously navigating her path as she and her husband uncoupled. Three months in, she realized she needed to consider how she conducted herself and what version of herself she wanted showing up throughout this process, and that even the most aware person can find themselves behaving in shocking ways.  She wasn't happy with herself and began to shift.  

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Topics: Your Wellbeing, Fresh Starts and Lessons Learned

Main Line Family Law Center Recognizes “Women on the Move”

Posted by Sharon Pastore
September 30, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Main Line Family Law Center will be a gold sponsor at Main Line Today's Women on the Move Luncheon.  The sellout networking event recognizes 24 successful women of the Main Line and inspires them to connect, grow, and achieve. Over 350 women are expected at Radnor Valley Country Club on October 11th 2012, from 11am-2pm.

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Topics: Healthy Legal Options

Separation in PA: 6 Tips for Planning a Healthy Marriage Separation

Posted by Sharon Pastore
August 31, 2012 at 4:25 PM

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Topics: Healthy Legal Options