How to choose your own Divorce Team

THE DIVORCE TEAM Assemble your team. As you recruit each team member make sure they know that they are being recruited, and for what role. Here are the roles you need to fill, and what their characteristics should be: Cheerleader:  (best friend) Does not offer legal advice. Does not criticize: not you, not your spouse,Continue reading “How to choose your own Divorce Team”

Like the NFL, Divorce is a Team Sport

BEGIN NOW TO THINK OF DIVORCE AS A TEAM SPORT:  Divorce usually begins with a break down in what was supposed to be the ultimate team- the family.  So, it is easy to feel completely alone and outnumbered as we start the divorce process.  It feels as if there is no one to talk to,Continue reading “Like the NFL, Divorce is a Team Sport”

What do these things have in common:  Q’Viva – The Chosen, The Miami Dolphins, Kohl’s newest clothing line, Emme Maribel Muñiz, and Maximilian “Max” David Muñiz? They are all joint projects of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony.  (Okay, the Dolphins have a lot of owners, including J Lo and Anthony.) On July 16 the couple made a jointContinue reading

5 Ground Rules to Love Your Divorce

Below are my 5 ground rules to help you (or someone you love) Love Your Divorce: 1.         DIVORCE SUCKS!! 2.         All spouses are monsters (including your spouse’s spouse). 3.         It does not matter whose fault it is.        4.         It is never too late. 5.         If someone’s life is in danger, get out now.  Figure theContinue reading “5 Ground Rules to Love Your Divorce”

When is it Alimony?

Alimony:  I interviewed a woman this week for a divorce. They have two small children. Her husband has been unemployed for 4 months and has begun drinking more (amount) and more (frequently).  She works full time to support the 4 of them.  They rent their home. She has a bachelor’s degree and does not makeContinue reading “When is it Alimony?”

What do we make of Buzz Aldrin’s 3rd divorce?

Buzz Aldrin was 39 years old when he walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. He has spent most of his adult life as an american hero.  At 81, he has filed for divorce from his third wife. He married Lois Driggs Cannon on Valentine’s Day 1988.  23 years of marriage, no matter how it ends,Continue reading “What do we make of Buzz Aldrin’s 3rd divorce?”

Do Celebrities Divorce More Frequently Than the Rest Of Us?

While no scientific study could definitively answer this question (define celebrity – Brad Pitt and other A list’ers only? Anyone who has had his or her fifteen minutes of fame – Nene Leakes?)   There are some indicators that certain celebrity names recur in divorce proceedings for reasons which may be completely unrelated to their celebrity status.Continue reading “Do Celebrities Divorce More Frequently Than the Rest Of Us?”

What are the Differences Between LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian’s Divorces?

LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian married in a private California home this week, in a surprise wedding.  They had invited guests to an engagement party and turned it into a small wedding. After the much-publicized beginning of their courtship, it is understandable that the couple would avoid fanfare for this wedding.  Both the bride andContinue reading “What are the Differences Between LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian’s Divorces?”