Pope Francis embracing divorced families… finally

Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church became the first Pope to say people who are divorced and their children are not living in sin and the church should keep it’s door open to them. Equal treatment and acceptance of remarried Catholics? That is definitely trend setting! I applaud the Pope’s open declaration of […]

Introducing www.DivorcedMoms.com

www.DivorceMoms.com is an online community dedicated to empowering women thinking about getting a divorce, separated or divorced.

Divorce parties can mark a new, fresh start

Divorce parties have become a popular event to try and make the transition from married life to single life as smooth as possible.

Man Drops 20 Tonne Boulder in Ex-Wife’s Driveway

PHOTO VÉRONIQUE TREMBLAY It’s the prank heard ‘round the world: Dany Larivière, the mayor of a small town in Quebec, Canada decided to give his ex-wife, Isabelle Prevost, the “big rock” she’d always wanted by dropping a 20-tonne boulder in front of her house. Oh, and to ensure that Prevost didn’t mistake who was behind […]

Family Court: The Court of Last Resort?

For years, family lawyers have been warning their clients that litigation should be a last resort, and only pursued when all other reconciliation options have been reasonably exhausted. This advice is not just about avoiding the massive costs of a court battle. It’s also about saving valuable time and avoiding stress – especially for any […]

Study: University-Age Children Not Harmed by Divorce

While it’s well-known that stress and trauma of divorce can have a negative impact on children, a recent study suggests that if those children are attending university, the impact is minimal – even beneficial. As reported by Healthday.com, University of Warwick (Coventry, England) researchers gauged the productivity and happiness levels of 270 students of recently-divorced […]

Change is in the Air!

While some divorce laws, procedures and practices are constantly being criticized – or flat out assailed – by individuals, lobby groups, politicians and professionals, there’s one thing that all of these people can agree upon regardless of what side of an issue they’re on: change is required! So we’re bringing this “question-of-all-questions” directly to you: […]

50/50 Child Access

While many issues in divorce law and the divorce process are subject to impassioned debate, there probably isn’t a more contentious one than that of child custody. For many divorcing couples, this is the CORE issue that launches them into litigation, and leaves them shaken and even traumatized long after the divorce is finalized. Right […]

Do You Need a Financial Advisor During Divorce?

During divorce, retaining the services of a qualified and compassionate family lawyer can be the best – and most influential — decision you’ll make. Yet in addition to legal advice and support, you might need in-depth financial guidance, too. If so, then consider the services of a financial advisor. How a Financial Advisor Helps During […]

Divorce Magazine – Winter/Spring 2010 Edition

Earlier in January, the newest edition of Divorce Magazine hit the stands. It is packed full of resources to help you with a number of divorce-related topics. Of course, each regional edition contains a wealth of information specific to your area as well as some general articles that apply to all, regardless of geography. Check […]