The Top 3 Things to Know if You Should Keep the House

  When women are going through a divorce, sometimes the house is the single largest asset. The question then becomes, do I keep it or not, is it worth it, and what would be the reasons?  I think there are common misperceptions that you should keep the house, you should always go for the house,…

Contempt and Enforcing Your Court Orders

So often in divorce cases, women going through the process end up in mediation or in court. Either way, both parties must sign a binding agreement to certain terms, whether it’s payment of alimony, child support and/or time sharing of the children.   If the terms of the agreement are not followed the only way to…

The Women’s Playbook to Divorce, Beat Men at Their Own Game

Throughout my years of practice, I have come to find that men and women go through divorce differently. Women, no matter if it’s their choice or not, are more emotionally driven in their decision making. The emotionality of a marriage breakup takes a toll on them. Men can handle a divorce like a business transaction,…

THE TOP 3 COSTS OF DIVORCE

  EMOTIONAL AND SPIRITUAL COST.  The number one is the emotional cost, and that typically gets left out by many attorneys and does not get discussed with clients, but I feel it’s important for women to be honest with themselves on the emotional cost of staying in a bad relationship.  Are you in a situation…

THE TOP 4 THINGS ALL WOMEN SHOULD INCLUDE IN A PRENUP

Prenuptial agreements (PRENUPS) are contracts prior to the marriage that protects women and men in the event of a divorce. The most common stereotype is the prenup between the rich old man and his young trophy wife.  That doesn’t hold true in reality, couples are waiting longer to get married and women are entering into…