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    Importance of a Financial Advisor During Divorce

    Financial planning is an integral component of the divorce process, one made less difficult by enlisting professionals trained to guide you through each stage of evaluating and dividing assets.

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    Is Amicable Divorce Possible?

    Amicable divorce is characterized by compromise on the part of each spouse, and can lead to a more healthy negotiation of assets and a civil relationship down the line, minimizing unneeded stress for both parties.

    My Experience with Verbal Abuse

    by Jamie Black • Aug 06, 2020

    Verbal abuse can take on many forms in a relationship, and is not confined to male perpetrators, as is commonly believed.

    Victoria McCooey Shares Her Abuse Story to Help Others

    by DivorceForce • Aug 04, 2020

    Divorce Coach Victoria McCooey shares her story of abuse with DivorceForce and provides insight on steps to take to extract yourself from such a situation and move forward in life.

    How to Know If You're Ready for a New Relationship

    by Lisa Arends • Jul 30, 2020

    While there is no set timetable when gauging your readiness for a new relationship, you must be willing to move past the emotional baggage of the past and be open to the prospects which await.

    Ready to Date After Divorce? A Checklist

    by Lisa Arends • Jul 28, 2020

    Before diving into a new relationship following a divorce, make sure you are emotionally prepared to invest the time and energy, and can rely on the counsel of a friend or therapist should you feel the need.

    Practices for a Happy Future After Divorce

    by Laura Bonarrigo • Jul 23, 2020

    Moving on after divorce includes investing in your health and wellbeing, both physically and mentally, through practicing daily rituals designed to help you learn, heal, and ultimately grow.

    Healing Past Hurts Following Divorce

    by Patty Blue Hayes • Jul 21, 2020

    In order to heal past hurts, it may become necessary to explore old wounds and fully process the lingering emotions evoked by recollecting them.

    How to Move On After Divorce

    by Patty Blue Hayes • Jul 16, 2020

    Moving on following a divorce may take some time, but the process begins by setting new intentions and attempting to break old habits en route to a more positive outlook on life.

    It’s Really Over: 7 Steps Toward Acceptance

    by Betty Russell • Jul 14, 2020

    Moving from the denial to acceptance stage following the end of a relationship can be a tricky endeavor, and will likely be a lengthy process as you attempt to work through the emotions in play.

    Excuses from a Cheater and What They Really Mean

    by Lisa Arends • Jul 10, 2020

    A cheating spouse will often resort to a series of excuses, from projecting blame to reflecting on reasons for the infidelity, words which should be examined for their underlying significance.

    When Your Partner Financially Cheats on You

    by Tayne Law Group, P.C. • Jul 08, 2020

    Financial infidelity can lead to feelings of mistrust in a relationship, necessitating that both parties examine the larger issues at hand and map out a mutual plan of recovery.

    Tips to Survive Infidelity as the Cheater

    by Laura Bonarrigo • Jul 06, 2020

    Surviving infidelity is a difficult journey, especially as the cheater in the relationship, and takes a great deal of time and self-analysis in order to rebuild trust, gain self-respect, and begin to once again thrive in life.

    Breaking the Single Mom Stereotype

    by Audrey Cade • Jul 02, 2020

    Many unfounded stereotypes exist with regard to single mothers, ranging from a perception of increased promiscuity to a lack of education or desire to work, each of which has been disproven by a number of statistics.

    Considerations for Fathers Who Want Custody

    by Stacey Freeman • Jun 30, 2020

    Fathers who wish to pursue custody should consider what is in their children's best interests, taking into account factors such as work schedules and the degree of quality time which can be devoted to the children.

    Items to Tackle Your First Year of Divorce

    by Laura Lifshitz • Jun 26, 2020

    Your first year post-divorce is a crucial time to tackle some bucket-list items, on the road to embracing your newfound single lifestyle and future goals and aspirations.

    Moving on After an Abusive Relationship

    by DivorceForce • Jun 24, 2020

    DivorceForce talks with contributing writer Marina Sbrochi as she explains the steps she took to extract herself from an abusive relationship and channel that experience into helping to guide others to do the same.

    Dating After Divorce: Questions to Never Ask

    by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Jun 22, 2020

    When venturing into the world of dating following a divorce, it's important to focus on the present and those things you're looking for in a future relationship.

    Summer Heartaches of Divorce You Can Get Over

    by Laura Lifshitz • Jun 19, 2020

    Summertime can be especially difficult for those dealing with a recent divorce, and so it's important to be proactive in making plans, joining support groups, and adjusting to life on your own during this period.

    How to Get Over the Hurt of an Affair

    by DivorceForce • Jun 17, 2020

    When attempting to move on following an affair, it's important to avoid playing the blame game as you learn to rediscover yourself and process the complicated emotions which may arise as you determine next steps.

    ProConnect Success Stories: Helping Small Business Owners During COVID

    by Bud Clarke, Esq., Partner/VP Finance, Corporate Capital Direct • Jun 15, 2020

    Through a partnership with ProConnect member Corporate Capital Direct, DivorceForce was recently able to help small business owners procure PPP loans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    My Summer of Zero Dates

    by Laura Lifshitz • Jun 12, 2020

    There are times when it's vital to take stock of your relationships and reevaluate how you would like to spend your time, and with whom, to avoid the pitfall of going through the motions.

    Up for Renewal

    by Randi Levin • Jun 10, 2020

    By viewing marriage as a business contract with a renewal date, both parties may be more likely to put consistent effort into making the relationship work as it evolves over time.

    Relationship Redux

    by Brigitte Schmidt Bell, P.C. • Jun 08, 2020

    To alleviate undue strain on a relationship, it's crucial to engage in constructive communication in order to determine mutually acceptable next steps suitable to your unique circumstances.

    Does Your Religion Affect Your Divorce?

    by Dr. Kristin Davin • Jun 05, 2020

    Religious conviction can leave some individuals questioning their faith when confronted with the prospect of divorce, even viewing such an action as a sin, and often encourages them to reexamine their relationship with God in the process.

    Mental Mantras to Adopt After Divorce to Find Peace

    by Laura Lifshitz • Jun 03, 2020

    Adopting mental mantras following a divorce can help to channel positivity about yourself, the divorce, and the steps you will need to take in order to move forward in life.

    Faith

    by Patty Blue Hayes • Jun 01, 2020

    Faith can be a useful outlet during tumultuous times, especially a divorce, as it helps channel the underlying strength we all possess and allows us to better face obstacles and challenges.

    Spotlight: Bryana Turner Talks About Divorce Mediation vs. Divorce Litigation

    by DivorceForce • May 28, 2020

    Bryana Turner discusses the differences between divorce mediation and divorce litigation, and explains the benefits of approaching the process from a more amicable angle if feasible.

    What to Expect in Divorce Mediation

    by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • May 26, 2020

    Divorce mediation is a cost-effective method of attempting to reach an amicable agreement between spouses, in an effort to eliminate the need for a potentially lengthy, emotionally damaging court proceeding.

    How to Use Evidence in Your Divorce

    by Jason Levoy • May 22, 2020

    It's imperative to present as much objective evidence as possible in making the best case for yourself in a divorce proceeding, which may include items such as emails, text messages, and voice recordings.

    Finding Your Inner Strength

    by Crystal Kaplan • May 20, 2020

    Adversity often teaches us to find our inner strength, by channeling resolve and tapping into a sense of self-awareness that allows us to let go, welcome growth, and take the leap of faith necessary to move forward.

    Beware the Divorce Courts

    by DivorceForce • May 18, 2020

    When dealing with the divorce courts, it's important to have a realist assessment of your net worth and plan expenditures accordingly, while attempting to settle as amicably as possible for the benefit of all involved.

    Number One Hardest Thing About Divorce

    by Laura Lifshitz • May 15, 2020

    The most difficult aspect of divorce is knowing whether or not you will be okay once the process is complete, a prospect you must be open-minded to in order to be successful.

    Ways a Narcissist Will Treat Your Kids Badly

    by DivorceForce • May 13, 2020

    Narcissists crave feeling adored, powerful, and in control, and will often use this agenda to pit children against a former spouse in order to encourage favoritism.

    Divorce is Paperwork Intensive: How to Prepare

    by Diane C. Pappas • May 11, 2020

    The more knowledgeable you are about your financial assets, the better prepared you will be when it comes time to provide the necessary documentation to begin the divorce process.

    Temper Your Expectations When Negotiating During Divorce

    by Wendi Schuller • May 08, 2020

    When negotiating the distribution of assets during your divorce, prioritize what is truly important and worth fighting for, and let go of those items that have little sentimentality.

    How to Appeal Paying Spousal Support After a Divorce

    by DivorceForce • May 06, 2020

    Spousal support appeals may be considered in situations where it is believed the trial court made an error, in which case the process will be repeated before a new ruling is determined.

    Make the Best Use of Your Stimulus Check

    by Bryan Pitstick • May 04, 2020

    Those who have received a stimulus check should take care to prioritize immediate expenses, while methodically planning for the future in deciding how to best use these funds.

    Child Support Assistance

    by DivorceForce • May 01, 2020

    There are numerous services available to assist non-custodial parents with providing child support, should their financial circumstances change.

    The LGBT Biological Child Dilemma

    by Allison Scollar • Apr 27, 2020

    LGBT couples often experience increased difficulty in obtaining custody through the court system, in the event of the dissolution of a marriage or partnership where children are involved.

    Should You Have an Expense Account With Your Ex After Divorce?

    by Joshua Stern • Apr 24, 2020

    Setting up a joint expense account with your former spouse can be instrumental in facilitating co-parenting efforts, and providing a level of transparency between both parties.

    The Good, Bad and Ugly of Having Divorce Attorneys Who Know Each Other

    by Jason Levoy • Apr 22, 2020

    When selecting a divorce attorney, it's important to choose one who has a similar perspective to both your own and that of your spouse's attorney when it comes to resolving conflict and distributing assets.

    Does God Hate Divorced People?

    by Audrey Cade • Apr 20, 2020

    Though there exists a stigma toward divorce as a behavior among certain religious communities, there is no indication that such disapproval extends to those individuals involved from God himself.

    Finish Before You Begin Again

    by Ali Wilks • Apr 17, 2020

    When beginning a new relationship, it's imperative to put the baggage of the past firmly behind you, by working through any residual emotions and ensuring you are fully committed to moving forward.

    Conquering Coronavirus Fears in Your Kids

    by Rosalind Sedacca • Apr 15, 2020

    When addressing coronavirus fears among children, it's important for parents to emphasize the positives and focus on taking advantage of new opportunities during this temporary time of worldwide inconvenience.

    Spotlight: Claire Cappetta Offers Help for People in Abusive Relationships

    by DivorceForce • Apr 13, 2020

    DivorceForce talks to Claire Cappetta about her abusive relationship, and the measures she has since taken to ensure others are empowered to take control of their own situations.

    Questions to Ask Your Spouse During Separation

    by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Apr 10, 2020

    When considering a separation, it's important for couples to determine the goal of such a transition, and take into account those parental and financial issues which will need to be addressed in the interim.

    Keys to Overcome Tension and Save Your Marriage

    by Nicola Beer • Apr 08, 2020

    The key to preventing the dissolution of a relationship begins with identifying mutual needs, diffusing tension, and taking responsibility for words and actions in an effort to mitigate long-term damage.

    How to Handle Being Alone After Divorce

    by Lisa Arends • Apr 06, 2020

    Dealing with loneliness following a divorce can be a tricky trajectory, one made easier by developing connections outside the relationship, avoiding the inclination to self-isolate, and finding ways to celebrate your newfound independence.

    Overcome the Perils of Divorce

    by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Apr 03, 2020

    It's important to adjust your mindset following a divorce, to avoid becoming caught up in a never-ending negative cycle which can ultimately prevent you from mentally moving on.

    When It’s Time to Move On

    by Vicki Larson • Apr 01, 2020

    Moving on can be a difficult part of the divorce process, one made easier by learning to accept the situation and take steps to purge the past, address the present, and look toward the future.

    Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Divorce Crew

    by Tara Eisenhard • Mar 30, 2020

    When selecting a 'Divorce Crew,' it's crucial to consider whether this team of individuals supports your vision, shares your values, and instills the necessary level of trust.

    How to Deal with Parental Alienation

    by Jill Barnett-Kaufman • Mar 26, 2020

    The affects of parental alienation can be mitigated by having children consult with a licensed therapist, in addition to both parents undergoing co-parenting counseling.

    Self-Care Tips for Divorced Dads

    by DivorceForce • Mar 24, 2020

    Fathers coping with the after-effects of a divorce should prioritize self-care in the form of exploring their emotions, focusing on physical and mental well-being, and reinforcing their relationships with their children.

    The Hallmarks and Signs of a Rebound Relationship

    by DivorceForce • Mar 20, 2020

    It's important to assess whether your desire for a new relationship following a divorce is framed by the right reasons, rather than as a result of lingering anger, a need for distraction, or a yearning to fill an emotional void.

    Life Gets Better After Divorce

    by Vicki Larson • Mar 18, 2020

    Research suggests that life can improve for those who have gone through the divorce process, as those affected recognize and reprioritize their goals moving forward.

    Is It Considered Cheating If You're Separated?

    by DivorceForce • Mar 16, 2020

    Cheating can be categorized a number of different ways, depending upon the particular situation and the personal understanding reached between you and your spouse.

    Quarantined with Your Spouse: For Better or Worse

    by DivorceForce • Mar 13, 2020

    As emotions run high amid the Coronavirus pandemic, take advantage of time spent at home with family to reconnect, relax, and revitalize your relationship.

    Build Your Divorce Dream Team: Key Organizations to Know

    by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Feb 21, 2020

    DivorceForce spotlights five key professional organizations to know when navigating the divorce process, the requirements associated with membership, and the unique benefits derived from utilizing the services of those associated with them.

    The Divorced Woman’s Guide™ to Turning the Valentine’s Day Blues into Reds

    by Wendy Sterling • Feb 14, 2020

    Dealing with Valentine's Day following a divorce or breakup doesn't have to be devastating. Follow these helpful hints to navigate through the day, and your life, with ease and enjoyment.

    The Importance of Diet in Your Daily Life

    by Taryn Kristal • Feb 10, 2020

    Diet plays a crucial role in daily life, especially during times of extreme stress, such as when going through a divorce. Learn how to optimize your energy, and receive the needed nutrients, with Sakara Life.

    Things to Consider When Confiding in a Friend about Your Divorce

    by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Jan 27, 2020

    It's important not to isolate yourself when going through the divorce process. Make an effort to confide in a trustworthy friend who is willing to listen, provide perspective, and offer support through the transition.

    Five Types of People for Your Divorce Support System

    by Lisa Arends • Jan 20, 2020

    When navigating through a divorce, it's important to lean on others for support, particularly those who fall into the following categories: never-married, divorced, married, young and old.

    Why is Gay Divorce So Expensive?

    by Allison Scollar • Jan 13, 2020

    Same-sex divorce is viewed very differently in the eyes of the court, and often requires additional measures—and costs—especially as relates to child custody agreements and division of assets.

    Spotlight: Leslie Shriner, A Story to Inspire

    by DivorceForce • Jan 06, 2020

    DivorceForce shares Leslie Shriner's story of inspiration, as she channeled her faith in order to overcome the obstacles faced during her divorce, all the while maintaining a sense of hope and optimism.

    How to Feel Gratitude During the Divorce Process

    by Vicki Larson • Dec 30, 2019

    It's important to find things to feel grateful for while navigating the divorce process, whether embracing positive memories from the past, or appreciating the life lessons difficult times have taught.

    Reasons to Love Single Parenting During the Holidays

    by Backpack Cavalcade • Dec 23, 2019

    The holiday season can be a wonderful opportunity for newly-single parents to separately bond with their children, establish new traditions, and even enjoy a little quality solo time.

    Spotlight: Christie Ray on Untying the Knot with Grace

    by DivorceForce • Dec 16, 2019

    DivorceForce talks to Christie Ray about the process of going through an amicable divorce, and the advantages to taking such a long-sighted approach.

    Take Care of Yourself and Simplify Your Life

    by Vicki Larson • Dec 09, 2019

    It's important to take care of yourself, first and foremost, when moving on following a divorce—as well as those in your immediate circle—in order to begin to heal and cultivate healthy habits going forward.

    Can Assets Be Frozen Until a Divorce Is Final?

    by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Dec 02, 2019

    Marital assets may be frozen via a restraining order, though this typically needs to be filed—and financial institutions notified—in order to take effect and prevent any prohibited alterations to the financial status quo of the marriage.

    What to Do When He’s Looking at Other Women

    by Susie & Otto Collins • Nov 25, 2019

    If you observe your partner admiring other women, it's important to ascertain whether your perceptions are accurate and worth addressing, or if they stem from your own insecurities.

    How Can a Financial Planner Assist with Your Divorce?

    by Adrienne Grace • Nov 18, 2019

    A financial planner can provide the professional expertise required to assist both parties in the division of assets—both financial and tangible—during the divorce process.

    Beware the Impact of Emotional Affairs

    by Barbara Peters • Nov 11, 2019

    Emotional affairs can negatively impact a marriage as much—if not more—than physical infidelity, as the straying spouse develops a deep connection with an outside party.

    Returning to Dating After Divorce

    by Mad Like Crazy • Nov 04, 2019

    Dating after a divorce can be a tricky endeavor, one best approached by slowly reconnecting with friends and loved ones, and determining what type of lifestyle you'd like to live going forward.

    Tips to Set the Parenting Schedule During Your Divorce

    by Jason Levoy • Oct 28, 2019

    Establishing a parenting schedule that works for both parties during a divorce can be a difficult task, one made easier by trying to remain flexible, while prioritizing the needs of the children.

    How is Spousal Support Determined?

    by DivorceForce • Oct 21, 2019

    The determination of spousal support, or alimony, varies from state to state, and is often dependent on factors including the length of the marriage and the income required for each party to retain his/her respective lifestyle.

    Financial Abuse Keeps Married Victims Trapped

    by Victoria McCooey • Oct 14, 2019

    Financial abuse is present in nearly 100% of domestic violence cases, a statistic directly correlated to the tendency of victims to remain in abusive relationships due to financial dependency.